Binky asks bloss expert Clare Bourne – our bloss Pelvic Health Physiotherapist – all the questions YOU want to know about your pelvic floor postpartum.
- What are your top tips for a new mum after birth?
- What are pelvic floor exercises and why are they important?
- Why do we talk about waiting 6 weeks before returning to exercise?
- What is the best way to return to exercise?
- What symptoms might you experience or should look out for?
Postpartum pelvic floor – what you need to know
Binky: Hi guys, Clare has come to my house today to do my six week postnatal check. Clare is on our bloss platform and we’re going to go through a few questions after Clare explains a little bit about what she does – here she is!
Clare: I’m a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist and a mum of two. What we do as Pelvic Health Physiotherapists is look after women during pregnancy, postpartum, and throughout their lives with anything related to pelvic floor and the tummy. We help them understand how to get back to exercise, if they’ve got any concerns around symptoms of incontinence, or difficulty returning to sex.
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