How to do perineal massage to prepare for birth - Instructional Video
Perineal massage is a great technique to help you prepare your body for birth. It is recommended that all women are educated about it, its benefits and how to do it.
In this video Clare talks you through the technique so you can confidently start from 35 weeks of pregnancy.
Always consult a medical professional for advice if you are unsure whether it is appropriate for you to do.
Clare is a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist specialising in caring for women during and after pregnancy. She has worked in the field for over 8 years with extensive NHS experience and has runs her own private practice. She is also a mother of 2 and has therefore learnt first hand the joy but also physical challenge of pregnancy and motherhood.
She provides postnatal body checks for women at 6 weeks as a Mummy MOT practitioner, which is a comprehensive physical assessment with tailored advice to guide return to exercise. Clare is a trained pre-and postnatal Pilates instructor and uses this extensively within her practice and values the huge benefits of Pilates in pregnancy and postnatal. Clare is passionate about breaking down barriers to information around pelvic health and supporting women to seek support.