Five reasons to do your pelvic floor exercises

Did you know the average pregnancy bump weighs around 6 kg? Therefore the pressure is building on your pelvic floor muscles before your baby even arrives! Pushing your baby out further weakens these muscles. This isn't good news for later life, which is why it's important to do your pelvic floor exercises โ€ฆ

VIDEO: How to exercise your pelvic floor muscles

What is the pelvic floor? It consists of layers of muscles that stretch like a supportive hammock from your pubic bone to the end of your backbone. Why is it important? Your pelvic floor muscles are at risk of weakening during your pregnancy, due to the added weight bearing down on them from โ€ฆ