Ep 44: How Prenatal Chiropractic Can Ease Common Pregnancy Pain with Dr. Elliot Berlin – All About Pregnancy & Birth Podcast
Dr. Elliot Berlin
by Dr. Nicole Calloway Rankins

Episode #44: How Prenatal Chiropractic Can Ease Common Pregnancy Pain with Dr. Elliot Berlin 

Pregnancy can be a notoriously uncomfortable time for expecting mothers. While some pain throughout pregnancy is common – and many obstetricians will tell moms that they need to just hang in there – you don’t have to accept pain as “normal”.

On this episode of the podcast, we’re joined by prenatal chiropractor and doula Dr. Elliot Berlin to talk about how chiropractic and massage therapy can help expecting moms ease pain in the neck, back, and joints while pregnant.

Dr. Berlin shares his story into prenatal chiropractic care, how chiropractic can help your baby get into a good position for delivery, and what you need to know if you’re considering working with a chiropractor before your birth.

We also chat about the importance of informed consent and medical professionals’ duty to help patients make the right choice for them.

In this Episode, You’ll Learn About:

  • How Dr. Berlin decided to work in prenatal care and eventually to become a doula
  • Whether chiropractors get additional or unique training to work with pregnant women
  • How chiropractic and massage therapy can help loosen muscles and joints and lead to better sleep
  • Why some mothers might not be a good fit for prenatal chiropractic
  • What you should ask if you want to work with a chiropractor during pregnancy
  • Why physicians and other health care providers should collaborate to put women at the center of their pregnancy care
  • What informed consent is and why it’s critical to a good birth plan & birth experience
  • The potential risks of chiropractic and what you need to know beforehand
  • The most rewarding parts of Dr. Berlin’s work as a chiropractor and doula

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Keywords

Pregnancy, chiropractic, chiropractor, prenatal care, doula, delivery, holistic medicine, hospital birth, physical therapy, massage therapy

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