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Exercise & Pregnancy

Exercise is great for everybody, but it can do amazing things for pregnant women. Exercise can help stimulate progesterone production, which could combat pregnancy complications. Exercising throughout a pregnancy can help an expecting mother cope with labor and have an easier delivery. Exercise also enhances postnatal recovery and rehabilitation. Dr. Samantha Curtis and the team at Pierce Chiropractic are dedicated to empowering mothers and helping them find the routines that work for them.

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Benefits of Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy

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Stress Relief

Pregnancy can be a stressful time, especially with your first child. Regular exercise can keep stress triggers at bay.

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Reduced Pain

It's normal to feel discomfort during pregnancy, but you don’t have to be in pain. Exercise can help reduce the aches that are common during pregnancy.

Coping with Labor

A major benefit to exercising throughout your pregnancy is gaining an enhanced ability to cope with labor and delivery.

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Benefits of exercise during pregnancy

The transition to motherhood can be emotionally and physically taxing, but with regular exercise, it can be a more joyous experience. Along with the typical benefits exercise brings to most individuals (increased energy, better mood, improved posture, enhanced strength, higher quality sleep), exercise goes further for expecting mothers.

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Reduces backaches and swelling

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Reduces constipation and bloating

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Can help prevent or treat gestational diabetes

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Can improve the ability to cope with labor