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Pregnancy and Infant Chiropractic at
Goodman Healthcare

Pregnant woman with ultrasound photosAre you expecting, or do you hope to be soon? Chiropractic care from Goodman Healthcare is an indispensable part of a healthy pregnancy. Studies show that it can decrease your labor time by up to 60% when you’re regularly adjusted. Your nervous system is ready to fire smooth muscle contractions during labor and delivery. The nervous system coordinates the activity of every single cell, from conception to birth.

By ensuring your nervous system is working optimally, your pelvis will be structurally aligned so that your delivery can be safe and as short as possible.

The Perfect Storm

Unfortunately, birth intervention (C-section delivery, forceps/vacuum extraction, and induced labor) is fast becoming the rule rather than the exception, and the youngest patients are paying the price- stuck in a “perfect storm” of stress and interference to their brand-new nervous systems. Many moms are fast-becoming This often presents as ear infections, tonsillitis, asthma, allergies, and digestive issues, but can also include sensory processing issues, like ADHD and OCD. Pediatric chiropractors like Dr. Valdez are laser-focused on removing stress and optimizing the nervous system with the goal of helping the body thrive as it returns to a state of ease and coordination.

We use a state-of-the-art technology that measures the volume of information traveling along the nervous system superhighway, as well as scans that assess how well-organized this information is, and how receptive to change or “adaptation” the body currently is. Based on these scans, a personalized care plan is developed that is based on function, and NOT just symptoms, so you can know you are receiving top-quality, evidence-informed care for you and your family. Every adjustment can then remove targeted stress and interference to the most important system in your body- the one that coordinates the activity of every other cell.


Many moms know that pregnancy isn’t the most comfortable time in their life, but stress doesn’t have to be your new nine-month “normal”! As your belly grows to accommodate your baby, your center of gravity will shift. It’s common to experience problems such as

  • Acid reflux/Nausea
  • Sleeping troubles
  • Low back pain

  • Hip pain
  • Swelling in the ankles
  • Headaches


We’ve helped our expecting moms with these issues and much, much more. In fact, we’ve even adjusted women who were planning on becoming pregnant soon and simply wanted to ensure their body was in the best possible shape.

Some people incorrectly believe that a chiropractor can turn your baby if it is in a breech position. We work with medical providers to address these types of issues, but we know that when your nervous system is operating at 100%, oftentimes baby is able to position themselves for an ideal birth on their own.

Our certified maternal support specialist will talk about your history, including past pregnancies and any concerns or expectations you have. You’ll receive a thorough chiropractic examination. When it’s time for your first adjustment, you can lie facedown on our tables. Most moms love that they can lie on their stomach after months of not being able to! Our techniques for expecting moms are gentle yet highly effective.

Postpartum care and breastfeeding support are a big part of our mission at Goodman Healthcare in helping Gila Valley raise healthy kids. Unfortunately, medical providers are limited in what maternal support they can provide currently, and we are passionate about helping new or experienced mothers enjoy the benefits of breastfeeding. Our childbirth educator, former doula, and certified maternal support coordinator, Kyle Dalton, works closely with Dr. Valdez to provide a host of prenatal, delivery, and postpartum services that compliments your chiropractic care in a way no expecting mother should go without! Dr. Valdez is currently authoring a book on this crucial part of healthy child development, and together, they are working to improve the birth experience for all of southeastern Arizona.

During your initial evaluation, Kyle and Dr. Valdez will assess your baby for birth trauma, latch issues, and a host of nervous system functions to ensure optimum health for new and growing humans. This is your personalized support team with a unique plan for your newest family member to sleep, nurse, and digest at their best, to grow healthy, happy babies.

Birth is traumatic for your baby, too. To get out of the birth canal, their nervous system endures a lot of stress. Adjusting your newborn takes no more pressure than you’d use to check the ripeness of a tomato at a grocery store. To the untrained eye, it might look as if we’re resting our fingertips on your baby. We’ve had babies fill their diapers immediately after their adjustment, sleep through the night, get over colic or be rid of their “failure to thrive” diagnosis.

WE HAVE A NEWBORN ADJUSTMENT VIDEO COMING SOON. WOULD LIKE TO INCLUDE A LINK TO WATCH IT HERE.

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Pregnancy Chiropractor in Thatcher, Safford AZ | (928) 348-8997