Author - Nicole wodka

Me

I am a pelvic floor physical therapist passionate about helping moms whether it's your first baby or your kids are getting ready to move out. I care about helping women who might get dismissed by other health care providers or friends by calling their pregnancy and postpartum symptoms "normal". Although pain after pregnancy or incontinence may be normal while you are healing, it can be damaging to your quality of life if it becomes a chronic problem. These symptoms are common but do not have to be normal for you!

Pelvic floor exercises new moms can do at home

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Pelvic floor strengthening is a great way for new moms to improve symptoms of urinary leaking or low back/pelvic pain. Plus, they can be done anywhere! Before you jump right into exercises, let’s learn a little about the pelvic floor. 

Your pelvic floor is a group of muscles that span your pelvis and act to support your organs, maintain normal bowel and bladder function (going when you want to—not leaking when you don’t want to!), and sexual funct...

Posted on June 17, 2020 at 12:17 PM by Nicole wodka