Pregnancy Services

Dr. Bridgette Chelf, DC is a certified practitioner of the Webster’s Technique

Before pregnancy

  • Optimizes balance and symmetry at the pelvis
  • Aligns spine
  • Improves nervous system function

During pregnancy

  • Can prevent or correct a breech presentation
  • Prepares pelvis for an easier pregnancy
  • Removes tension on the ligaments that support the uterus, restoring the egg shape design
  • Improves nervous system function
  • Reduces low back pain allows for a safer, easier birth by decreasing the potential for for manual intervention
  • Is a good option for high risk and multiple birth pregnancies

What symptoms can be relieved

  • Low back pain
  • Mid back pain
  • Hip pain
  • Headaches
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Leg pain
  • Pelvic pain                 
  • Unirary discomfort

The Webster technique can also help the fetus

  • Improves the baby’s development and removes nerve interference
  • Allows the baby room to move and develop without restricting the formation of the cranium, spine and skeletal structures
  • Offers the baby room to move into the best birth position
  • Improves fetal positioning, which decreases the chance of trauma during birth

What causes a breech baby

  • There can be many reasons for a baby to become breech.  The most common is intra uterus constraint.  The shape of the uterus is normally egg shaped and the heaviest part of the baby is the head.  Those two factors will normally turn the baby’s head down.