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My baby girl Remi weighing 8lb 2oz and born 2 days before her due date. My Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction (SPD) started when I was around 14 weeks pregnant. I now know I had it in my previous pregnancy but because it started late in the pregnancy, was much milder and I had no clue of what SPD was, I put it down to baby laying awkwardly or pregnancy ache/pain. By […]

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Symphysis Pubic Dysfunction (SPD) is now more commonly called Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP). It is a painful condition which can occur when the pelvic ligaments soften during pregnancy. The hormones progesterone and relaxin cause these ligaments to relax, which allows movement of the pelvic bones during birth. Some women’s ligaments soften more than others, and a great degree of softening can cause instability of the pelvic joints, and particularly the […]