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Effect of Pregnancy on the Pelvic Floor | Chloe Petith

A number of factors contribute to weakening of the pelvic floor during pregnancy:1. Hormonal changes cause the pelvic floor (muscles and tissues) to soften and stretch;2. Weight gain;3. Straining with constipation; and4. Inappropriate pregnancy and postnatal exercises such as intense core abdominal exercises and high impact exercise (e.g. jogging). Benefits of Pelvic Exercises for Pregnancy …

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