Some people ask me why should I be doing pelvic floor exercises? Why all the fuss? Why during Pregnancy? Surely I'll be fine.
We have been conditioned to think that a little bit of urine leakage in life is normal. It might happen straight after birth, it might happen a few years after birth or it may not happen at all.
Urinary leakage is common but not normal! Pelvic Floor exercises can help prevent leakage but they do a lot more than just stop urine leaking! And you need to know the facts before you say it's not for me.
So now you know what else these muscles do, don't you think that it's better to start pelvic floor exercises whenever you can? If that means it's during your pregnancy when you are most aware of them, why not?
You don’t know how to strengthen your pelvic floor muscles? follow our program it’s been designed by a physiotherapist, it works and it’s structured and functional. More Info.
Dr Sarah Buckley. Epidurals: the real risks for mother and baby.
Mary O'Dwyer: Hold it mama.
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