Pelvic floor exercise is an exercise done to help in strengthening the pelvic floor muscles. The pelvic floor muscles are muscles located between your legs, and run from your pubic bone at the front to the base of your spine and at the back. They are sling shaped and hold the pelvic organs (uterus, bladder, vagina, bowel) in place. The pelvic floor muscles support the bladder and bowel and gives you control when you urinate.
WHY YOU SHOULD KEEP THE PELVIC FLOOR MUSCLES STRONG
As you get older the pelvic muscles get weaker, women who have had children may also have weaker pelvic muscles. Weak pelvic floor muscles can cause problems such as
HOW TO DO PELVIC FLOOR EXERCISE
You can perform kegel exercises daily ideally about 3 times a day. It is however not recommended to regularly stop your flow of urine midstream because it can harmful to the bladder.
If you are pregnant already or planning to get pregnant you can start doing pelvic floor exercises straight away it would reduce your risk of experiencing incontinence after having your baby. You should continue doing the exercise even when you notice them to start working.
Reduces the risk for stress incontinence.
NHS choices.pelvic muscle exercises. www.nhs.uk/pages/1063.aspx?cateforyd=52
Nice post, kegel exercise is very necessary especially for women who have just recently had a SVD
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