Mrs Hinch reveals she's struggling to walk or change nappies after experiencing joint pain post pregnancy

Instagram ‘cleanfluencer’ Mrs Hinch has revealed that she is struggling to do daily tasks after giving birth to her son Ronnie due to agonising joint pain.

After ‘quitting’ social media to spend time with her baby boy, Mrs Hinch gave fans an update on how she’s been since giving birth to Ronnie back in June.

The new mum, real name Sophie Hinchcliffe, took to Instagram to share that she has been suffering from joint pain and night sweats following pregnancy.

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The 29-year-old wrote on Instagram stories: ‘I’m hoping someone may be able to help me here. I’ve been putting off asking because I feel worried about it…

‘But for the last 4 weeks I’ve been waking up in the morning with the worst joint pains in my fingers and knees and sometimes I can’t even change ronnies nappy, or walk to the bathroom properly.’

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Adding that she’d also been experiencing night sweats, Sophie continued: ‘And also the night sweats are still terrible.

‘I’m just wondering if I’m going a bit mad or is this all something to do with post pregnancy.'

The influencer ended the post by saying she’ll be visiting a doctor to check out her symptoms, and asked fans whether they had experienced anything similar.

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‘I will book an app with my GP but has this happened to any of my followers?’ Sophie wrote.

The cleaning guru’s fans flooded her Instagram with messages of support and advice, after which Sophie wrote: ‘Thank you so much for all your messages because it’s making me – I’m not as worried now.

‘My thumb won’t ever work this morning. My knees – it’s just so bad.’

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She added: ‘I’m still going to go and see my GP today and find out what I can do to help it. And it’s so uncomfortable.

‘I can’t wake up and even change Ronnie’s nappy without hurting – and I’m like what, that was never said to me.’

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According to the NHS, it’s common for women to experience back pain post-pregnancy.

Although night sweats are typically associated with the menopause, a 2013 study from the University of Pittsburgh reported that 29 per cent of women experienced hot flashes after pregnancy.

Changes in the body’s oestrogen and progesterone levels can trigger an increase in body temperature. It’s also the hormones job to rid the body of excess fluids that supported the baby during pregnancy.

We hope you feel better soon, Mrs Hinch!