Pregnant women and their doctors are always wary of using medications during the pregnancy because of the effects that it may have on the baby. Well, another drug has been linked to problems. An Association of Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy With Behavioral Problems in Childhood. Acetaminophen is the active ingredient in Tylenol. Tylenol has been thought to be safe to take during pregnancy for aches and pains.
While 60-80% of pregnant women will experience back pain due to their pregnancy you may be wondering what is left, should they just suffer through the pain of pregnancy. There are many things that pregnant women can do to avoid or reduce pain during pregnancy. Chiropractic has been found to be a “safe and effective means of treating common musculoskeletal symptoms that affect pregnant patients.”
If you’re pregnant and suffering or watching a pregnant woman suffer through her pregnancy, reach out to your local chiropractor and see what her options are. She may be much happier as soon as tonight.