My best friend told me I should see a chiropractor in San Leandro before I entered my second trimester. I did not want to hurt her feelings, but I had no intention of going to a chiropractor. I admit that I am probably the biggest skeptic around, and it did not help her cause that she goes to the doctor if she sneezes more than once in a day. I figured this was just her being overly cautious again. However, when my new obstetrician suggested the same thing, I knew I had to take it serious.
I asked her why because that was just something that did not make any sense to me. I could not understand how a chiropractor would possibly be a benefit to me when I was not injured. I know some people think pregnant women are weak, but I certainly don't fall into that category. I come from good stock, so I wanted to know why she was suggesting this. She explained that a woman's body changes obviously, but that because of the change inside, it can push things around. Continue reading →