A recent study published in JAMA Pediatrics continues to shine light on the problem with using over-the-counter pain medication during pregnancy. Mothers who used Tylenol, also known as Acetaminophen, were more likely to have children with behavioral problems like ADHD. While researchers made a point not say its use is unsafe during pregnancy, it certainly raises questions for expectant moms looking for relief.
A safer, arguably better option for women is chiropractic care, which not only helps to improve physical comfort from typical aches and pains, but can also help to reduce nausea, heartburn, fatigue, and sleep issues. An added benefit, too, is preparation for birth. By balancing the pelvis, chiropractic reduces the muscular and ligamentous tension in the uterus that can interfere with a smooth birth. That’s why women who receive chiropractic care during pregnancy often report more comfortable pregnancies and easier births. Seems favorable to medications with uncertain long-term effects…