Pregnancy often causes marked lower back and pelvic pain as a consequence of the extra weight carried, the changes in the spinal curvature and the presence of pregnancy hormones that increase joint laxity. Once the baby comes along you’d be excused if you thought “phew, glad that’s over now my pain can go”.

However, many women have found that whilst their lower back pain can settle after childbirth, many Mums (and Dad’s) report the presence of neck, shoulder and thoracic spine pain as a consequence of caring for their child.

So what can you do about it? Here’s some tips to help Mums and Dad’s in that situation… here to find out more.