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Confidence with Chiropractic

By Jen Santos, DC

Barbara’s Story

Mom guilt is real and is something as a prenatal chiropractor I see in my office frequently. While I am glad to live in a time where medical interventions are available when necessary, I hear moms often being disappointed by their birth experience. I hold that all birth- vaginal, medicated, C-section, etc. is transformative and can be empowering. But when choices are made for you and you aren’t able to birth the way you choose, one can be left with guilt and disappointment. 

When Barbara Dee came in to my office for the first time, she was carrying mom guilt and shame. Eight months prior, she had given birth to her first son via C-section after transferring from the birth center to the hospital. Barbara Dee recalls her experience. 

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