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Women and Pregnancy

During the course of pregnancy, there are many changes that take place in the female body. Many hormones are produced to increase the laxity or elasticity of the ligaments in preparation for birth. The abdomen is pulled forward as the lower back curvature increases due to the extra weight from the growing baby and there are new stresses places on the spine and nervous system. Chiropractic care for pregnant women is very gentle and is known to reduce aches, pains and discomfort that is normally experienced during this time.