Our 'Stickmum' campaign
Our 'Stickmum' campaign aims to encourage women to join with us to raise awareness of pregnancy-related Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP) which is a common (affecting one in five women) but not a normal part of pregnancy. The good news is that PGP is treatable, but sadly PGP and its treatment are often poorly understood. We want women to be able to access treatment easily on the NHS, not just in private practice. Help us to increase our campaigning power and reach as many healthcare professionals as possible by forming a chain of women across the UK, united in spreading the word about what PGP is and that it is treatable.
Help us to help you and other women with PGP
Can you help us to join together in distributing our ‘Stickmum’ leaflets to the key healthcare professionals involved in your care: GPs, midwives and physiotherapists? This upbeat leaflet explains concisely how to recognise the symptoms of PGP and how to go about treating it by using ‘hands-on’ manual therapy. By working together we can extend our reach much further and effectively push for greater recognition and understanding of this debilitating condition. PGP causes pelvic pain and immobility so that walking, driving, turning in bed or even standing can become uncomfortable and challenging. Every woman with PGP has a right to be assessed and treated promptly, so please help us to spread the word. Thank you for your help!
> Click here to download and print the leaflet in an information sheet format
> International Women’s Day 8th March 2017 – join our campaign and order TEN FREE hard copies today. Please see our March 2017 blog article for more information.
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How our campaign started
In August 2015, the Pelvic Partnership was awarded a Big Lottery Fund grant of £10,000 which enabled our charity to produce and distribute over 100,000 copies of our new upbeat and informative 'Stickmum' leaflet for frontline healthcare professionals throughout the UK in GP, midwifery and physiotherapy journals in the following November. Please see our blog article from November 2015 for more information.
In June 2016, we wanted to capitalise on the success of the initiative by launching a campaign video on YouTube. This video has enabled us to reach more healthcare professionals and women with PGP. Please see our June 2016 blog article for more information.