Victoria Beckham slipped disc: She struggles to hold baby Harper Seven

Victoria Beckham slipped disc: She struggles to hold baby Harper Seven

Victoria Beckham”s back agony: New mother”s slipped disc means she struggles to hold her baby daughter Harper

12:48 PM on 20th August 2011

Desperate for a daughter: Victoria Beckham had longed for a daughter before Harper was born and could now become a member of the SMOGs

Desperate for a daughter: Victoria Beckham had longed for a daughter before Harper was born and could now become a member of the SMOGs

Gratitude: The mother-of-four thanked fans for their concern after news of her injury emerged

Gratitude: The mother-of-four thanked fans for their concern after news of her injury emerged

Weight loss rumours: It had been alleged that Victoria locked herself away in order to get back in shape for New York Fashion Week next month Weight loss rumours: It had been alleged that Victoria locked herself away in order to get back in shape for New York Fashion Week next month

Weight loss rumours: It had been alleged that Victoria locked herself away in order to get back in shape for New York Fashion Week next month

Big deal: Victoria is said to have gained over 1st during her pregnancy - a back complaint was allegedly aggravated during her C-section

Big deal: Victoria is said to have gained over 1st during her pregnancy – a back complaint was allegedly aggravated during her C-section

Helping out: David Beckham has apparently been assisting Victoria while she rests her injured back

Helping out: David Beckham has apparently been assisting Victoria while she rests her injured back

Step out of the car: David was stopped by police today in California and was asked to pull over onto the hard shoulder

Step out of the car: David was stopped by police today in California and was asked to pull over onto the hard shoulder

Not allowed: The family

Not allowed: The family”s Cadillac Escalade was stopped in Malibu as it has all-black fully tinted windows – which is illegal in California as the windscreen has to be clear

On your way: Officers gave the star a ticket and allowed him to drive back to his beachside house

On your way: Officers gave the star a ticket and allowed him to drive back to his beachside house