I ran across an article about Birthing Classes
which effectively summarizes the differences between the Lamaze and Bradley methods.
As a chiropractor who has specialized in the treatment of pregnant women for 16 years, I feel that birthing classes are invaluable, especially for first-time parents.
In addition, I feel that an essential part of any pregnant woman's health regimen is regular chiropractic care. An important reason for chiropractic care throughout preganacy is to help establish balance in the mother's pelvis. Even a woman who is fit and healthy has had many small traumas and stresses to her spine and pelvis during her lifetime. These traumas often lead to imblances in the bones of the pelvis and low back as well as the supporting muscles and ligaments. Such imbalances can cause assymetric stresses on the uterus as it develops and enlarges. Such unequal ligament support of the uterus can torque the uterus, reducing the maximum amount of room for the developing baby and make labor and delivery more difficult.
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Have a healthy day!