Posts Tagged "Scoliosis"


I’ve noticed the pregnancy with scoliosis cases are some of my best patients.  It’s a challenge for the mom for sure- baby is pushing unevenly on the ribs, the back hurts more because of the uneven loading.  My job is to help her body function the best it can during the pregnancy and labor, but the real opportunity is postpartum when the hormone relaxin is still in the system.  Relaxin allows the ligaments to be a little...

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You’ve just found out you’re pregnant, and your first question is “Will my scoliosis affect my ability to birth my baby naturally? While there are conflicting responses regarding epidurals, scoliosis and your ability to have a natural childbirth, rest assured that many mothers with scoliosis have been in your shoes and experienced perfectly natural births with little issue. We hear a lot of success stories at Mama’s from our patients...

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