Who gets Pelvic Girdle Pain / SPD in pregnancy?

It is estimated that one in five pregnant women can suffer from effects of pelvic pain. It is not known exactly why pelvic pain affects some women, it is thought to be a number of issues, including previous damage to the pelvis, pelvic joints moving unevenly, hormones, and the weight of your baby.
Some factors may make women more likely to develop PGP/SPD may include:
 
• A history of back / pelvic girdle pain
• Previous injury to the pelvis
• Having PGP/SPD in a previous pregnancy
• A hard physical job