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  Title Vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) in a pregnant woman with placenta previa, migraines, neck and back pain undergoing subluxation centered chiropractic [case report]
Journal J Pediatr Matern & Fam Health - Chiropr. 2016 Winter;2016(1):Online access only p 18-21
Peer Review Yes
Publication Type Case Report

Objective: To describe the chiropractic care and its benefits in a pregnant woman desiring a vaginal birth after caesarean (VBAC).

Clinical Feature: A 28-year-old woman presented for care at 29 weeks gestation with her second child/pregnancy. First child was delivered via cesarean section. She had chief complaints of chronic migraines, pregnancy-related neck and back pain and ultrasound confirmed placenta previa.  She also had a desire for a vaginal birth.

Intervention and Outcome: The patient was cared for with Diversified and Drop Table Technique. Following a total of six visits over a six-week time period, the patient’s presenting complaints were addressed and she had a successful VBAC.

Conclusion: This case report provides supporting evidence on the effectiveness of chiropractic care in addressing pregnancy-related complaints and beyond (i.e., facilitation of VBAC).

Author Keywords: Pregnancy-related musculoskeletal complaints, placenta previa, VBAC, chiropractic, vertebral subluxation, cesarean section, adjustment, spinal manipulation

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