Firstly medical care will want to diagnose the cause of your backache and exclude infection of any kind and / or if labour is starting.
- You are in labour.
- Kidney or urine infection.
- Uterine infection.
- Problems from your epidural site.
- Postural problems from pregnancy.
- Postural problems from breastfeeding or holding your baby.
Medical care will then offer appropriate referral to
- Support you with delivery of your baby.
- Treat any infection.
- ACC form if appropriate.