Episode 1 - Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy with Special Guest, Dr Carita de Jong
Episode Release Date: 6th January 2020
Learn about the process of a chiropractic appointment to help mums to be, manage discomfort and prepare for the birth.
After experiencing health benefits of being under chiropractic care, Dr Carita was so inspired that she wanted to become a chiropractor herself in order to deliver this to her community.
She delivers gentle and specific chiropractic care for the whole family, but has a special interest in perinatal women's health and upper cervical chiropractic care for the top two bones of the spine.
In this episode we cover:
What a chiropractor does.
Why a pregnant woman could need chiropractic care.
What an appointment could look like.
When should you book your first appointment?
Getting ready for birth
Get in touch with Carita at one of the following links:
Fallon, J. DC. The Effect of Chiropractic Treatment on Pregnancy and Labour: A Comprehensive Study. Proceedings of the World Federation of Chiropractic, 1991:24-31. Fallon, J. DC. Chiropractic and Pregnancy; A Partnership of the Future. ICA Review Nov/Dec 1990. (pg. 39-42)
Back pain during pregnancy and labor. Diakow, PRP, Gadsby, TA, Gadsby JB et al. J Manipulative Physiol Ther Vol. 14, No. 2 Feb. 1991.