Webster Pregnancy Technique
Dr. Parsons is
certified through the International
Chiropractic Pediatric Association in
performing the Webster Technique
ARE CERTIFIED TO PROVIDE THIS TREATMENT!
Care benefits the whole body by working with
the nervous system to help it function and
heal properly on a daily basis.
Chiropractors work to move the actual bones
in your spine to take the pressure off of
individual nerves causing imbalance in the
muscles and ligaments. Sacral misalignment
may contribute to some of the causes of
difficult labor via uterine nerve
interference, pelvic misalignment and the
tightening and torsion of specific pelvic
muscles and ligaments. The resulting tense
muscles and ligaments and their effect on
the uterus may prevent the baby from
comfortably assuming the best possible
position for birth. (ICPA)
Webster Technique is a specific
chiropractic analysis and adjustment. The
goal of dysfunction. In so doing neuro-biomechanical
function in the pelvis is improved. It is a
technique that has proven its success over
and over again.
What should I expect when I go in?
Dr. Parsons will
evaluate your pelvis and determine if you
are a candidate for the Webster Technique.
If so, she will adjust your pelvis as well
as do some
work between your belly button and pubic
bone. Dr. Parsons does this preliminary
check on all of her pregnant patients
at every visit to PREVENT the torsion of the
Is this like the
my Ob/Gyn said I'd have to try before a
No. This is not a
technique that involves pushing and turning
the baby, in fact, the baby is not touched!
Most women experience mild discomfort on
points, like getting a deep massage.
The treatment seems so simple, what happens
After the treatment you will be given
instructions to continue at home and you
will usually feel your baby moving more than
usual because of all the new 'space' he or
Does it work the first
Parsons has had success with this technique
on the first try, but that is not typical.
More commonly this pelvic torsion has been
going on for some time throughout the
pregnancy, and one treatment is not always
enough time to get the pelvis to hold the
new position for very long. Typically it
can take a week to 6 weeks, depending on
you, your body, and of course, your baby!
With the Webster
Technique, The Sooner the Better!