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Prenatal Care: The Key to Optimal Baby Positioning

Webster technique adjustmentOptimal baby positioning is a significant concern for moms-to-be, especially as they approach late pregnancy. Having a baby in the right position lays the groundwork for a smooth labor, minimizing the chances of complications like breech positions. This top-of-mind concern often makes mothers wonder, “What can I do to ensure the best position for my baby?”

The Importance of Balanced Hips

Your body’s balance, especially around the hip area, is crucial. As your pregnancy progresses, accommodating the baby’s growth without causing an imbalance becomes increasingly important. Ensuring the balance of the muscles around your hips allows the body to adapt to expanding hips and the growing demands of the baby. Avoiding stiffness and maintaining a degree of flexibility in these muscles helps the baby maneuver without restrictions, contributing to optimal baby positioning.

Dr. Jon helps moms-to-be through the use of the Webster Technique. He achieved certification in this method by the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA).

When to Start Prenatal Care

Ideally, prenatal care should start even before the pregnancy. However, beginning as soon as possible is highly recommended. It’s a common fact that not all moms enter pregnancy 100% healthy. Any existing imbalances or injuries can intensify over the course of the pregnancy, adding extra stress to the mother’s body.

Starting prenatal care as early as possible allows us to work on these issues before the growing baby adds further tension. Early prenatal care gives moms ample time to prepare their bodies for the baby’s growth and maximize the chances of optimal positioning.

The Benefit of Starting Early

Starting prenatal care early for moms with fewer issues means less frequent visits, making it less stressful. For those with more significant issues, early prenatal care provides additional time to address these problems. Either way, the earlier the start, the more beneficial prenatal care is.

Start your prenatal care early, maintain your body balance, and ensure a smoother, safer labor for both you and your baby.

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Prepare your body for your growing baby by scheduling your prenatal care appointment with Dr. Jon today!

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