Safe Baby Wearing

Written by chiropractor Beth Rawlings, this article discusses the best ways to carry a newborn in a baby-sling. This is essential reading for anybody using a sling or carrier as mechanical strains on an infant’s body can impact on them for their entire lives. How to Safely Use a Baby-Sling Baby wearing has become increasingly… Read more

Pelvic Girdle Pain

Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP) is the term used to describe pain in the lower back, sacroiliac joints (the joints between the spine and the pelvis), buttocks and/or the front of the pelvis. PGP is a common occurrence during pregnancy, affecting approximately 50-70% of pregnant women to some degree. PGP can come on at any point… Read more

Pregnancy and Back Pain

It’s fairly accepted that carrying a child places a great demand on a woman’s body. There are an enormous number of physiological changes that take place, but there are also a lot of mechanical changes. Fortunately, many of these mechanical effects can be prevented. Back pain is the most common mechanical problem experienced during pregnancy,… Read more

Causes of Pregnancy Related Pain

Because of the popularity of an earlier blog post, we have decided to explore in more detail the relationship of pregnancy and back pain, as well as how pregnancy can cause other problems like sciatica and pelvic girdle pain. To avoid being repetitive, here is a link to that earlier pregnancy and back pain article,… Read more

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