Motherhood is a very special gift, and parenting responsibility begins before baby is even conceived. In an ideal situation, both the mother and father-to-be would prepare an ideal environment to create life and nurture that life as it grows. This preparation includes eating a healthy diet for at least 6-12 months to repair the lining of the gut to allow for proper absorption of nutrients. It also allows for the removal of toxic substances that build up in the body from poor dietary choices and habits.
Preparation also involves stretching and strengthening the body through intentional movement and exercise to help physically support a healthy pregnancy. Besides nutrition and exercise, it is also recommended that both parents assess their emotional health by reducing stress, working on a solid relationship and processing old traumas. Chiropractic adjustments and education can help with all of these physical, chemical and emotional components as you start the journey into parenthood.