So baby is born and you’re desperate to get you pre-baby body back! OK maybe not desperate but you appreciate there are loads of positive things about postnatal exercise and you’re ready to go! Before getting too excited it’s really important to get your doctors go-ahead first. Some women are OK to start exercising 4 weeks post birth but if you’ve had a C-section, 8-12 weeks is more commonly the norm – to give your body time to recovery from the surgery
So you’re pregnant, or thinking about it and have heard countless horror stories of haemorrhoids and bladder control never being the same following childbirth. Well, rest assured, it doesn’t need to be that way! The pelvic floor muscles form the base of the group of muscles referred to as the core. This sling of muscles supports the bladder, bowel and uterus.