I’m not sure when it all started, but somewhere between the years of hunching over a breastfeeding baby, carrying a toddler around in my arms, and tapping away at a keyboard, I developed what I like to call “Mom Posture.”
My children were literally becoming a pain in the neck.
Although it was painful, I didn’t realize how bad it had become until my husband and I were trying to pick me out of a photo on Instagram. In a dimly lit field with about 30-40 people, he saw my figure right away. “You’re the one with the Mom Posture.” He was right. Slumped shoulders, forward head, tailbone tucked under. Yikes.
Vanity aside, I realized my posture was giving me headaches, neck and back pain, and most likely sapping my energy. My hunch (pun intended) is that you feel this way too.