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Pre & Post Natal

April 21, 2015

7 reasons to have your pelvic floor muscles checked BEFORE you give birth

1. You need them when you're pregnant.
The weight of your baby is placing more and more pressure on your bladder, bowel and pelvic floor. Pregnancy is a race against time to improve pelvic floor muscle strength at the same speed you baby is growing. If you can keep pace, it will protect you from symptoms such as urinary leakage, perineal heaviness or vaginal prolapse.