Pelvic floor exercises, also referred to as kegels, are helpful to prevent urinary stress incontinence during pregnancy and post-pregnancy. Expectant mothers should be fit and active to adjust with the body changes and weight gain. Pregnancy fitness, which includes pelvic floor exercises, help pregnant women cope with labour and lose weight after childbirth.
Pelvic muscle exercises prepare pelvic floor muscles to hold the bladder, womb and lower bowel. All expectant mothers must practice pelvic floor exercises, even if they are not suffering from stress incontinence. It is also the solution for women who feel that their muscles have become weak after having a baby. To prevent unnecessary complications during pregnancy and post-pregnancy, it’s important for women to engage in pelvic floor exercises.
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