5 Best Pelvic Floor Exercises for Women After Childbirth. As a mama myself, I know the challenges you face after childbirth to re-gain trust in your body to function how you want it to. Here are the best 5 pelvic floor exercises you can do at-home, in privacy to stop embarrassing leakage and to reg-gain your body confidence.
Pelvic Floor Recovery Post-birth. PregActive’s Women’s Health Physiotherapist Beth Scott discusses Postnatal Pelvic Floor Recovery. Did you know that the muscles in your pelvic floor become stretched during pregnancy and birth? As a result, the weight of your baby, hormones that loosen your tissues, and the efforts of labour all put pressure on this part of your body.
New Mother Weight Gain Linked to Increased Risk of Type 2 Diabetes. A study that appeared in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) found that obese women who gain just 5kg after gestational diabetes are 40 times more likely to develop full-blown type 2 diabetes.
How to Sit in Chair with Baby. Incorrect Position to Sit With Baby. Slouching with no support from chair or cushions. 2. Strain on lower back. 3. Leaning forward or backwards. 4. Sitting for long periods at a time without moving. 5. Continually looking downward.
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