Being a mother is pretty stressful, and that’s without working in the various factors that can present themselves when you’re pregnant (whether it be a new pregnancy or one that’s getting ready to pop at any second!). You need to take care of your back, and that’s not because you’re a mother-to-be, that’s something that would be recommended to just about anybody on earth. Seeing as everybody should be worrying about their back health it only makes sense for pregnant women and expecting mothers to be just as worried as the next person, if not slightly more so. The weight gain that can associated itself with having a child is real, we all know it and I’m sure that you’re well aware of it from personal experience. The weight is going to attribute to a few problems that can associated themselves with your back, so all of the stress placed on your body (with the extra weight and the fact that you’re carrying a baby) may put you in a position that isn’t that comfortable.
Feeling uncomfortable and generally anxious as a pregnant woman is never something you want, you’re already going to be emotional and being uncomfortable at all times is just going to add to this feat. During the later portion of a pregnancy the lower back pain you’re feeling might be unbearable, because as the child is getting prepared inside and the head starts to press on certain portions (like the back, legs or even her buttons if applicable). When this happens it can affect how you feel about your lower back, and if you started off with lower back pain it’s going to be even worse. A visit to the chiropractor might help you identify the problems, but it’s going to take a bit of time and work if you’re going to “get rid of the kinks” (so to speak).
Your center of gravity has a lot to do with your backs health, and pregnant women have the tendency to sport a center of gravity that’s a bit forward (due to the baby weight and other things associated with getting pregnant and being with child). The sacrum, which is the outer portion of the pelvic area, is able to carry the baby but not necessarily the weight. The weight still makes things difficult on your joints, so take precautions and listen to what the chiropractor has to say.
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