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due to start a yoga course 6 months after childbirth but..

(7 Posts)
alright Thu 10-Jul-08 15:11:14

cannot stop fanny farting when i practise yoga at home, its 5 months post birth now, with a month left before the course what can i do to stop front-trumping in the lesson.

MrsTiddles Thu 10-Jul-08 18:08:33

have you been doing pelvic floor exercises as well? might help, if you haven't. If you have I'm sorry I don't know what to suggest! blush

alright Thu 10-Jul-08 20:01:14

i am doing pelvic floor when i remember, is that the cause?

MrsTiddles Fri 11-Jul-08 19:01:47

I don't know to be honest - but I found that I was doing ffs (fanny farts) when I first had my baby 7 mths ago. I have been religiously doing my pfexercises and no more ff's. It was just a thought but I don't think I'm being very helpful, sorry.

alright Fri 11-Jul-08 20:09:48

fab thanks. you are being helpful. off to do pf's.

pillowcase Fri 11-Jul-08 20:20:33

god i think it's just part of yoga to be honest, just look deep in meditation and don't worry, they've heard it all before.

meglet Fri 11-Jul-08 20:36:12

i did this when I started yoga many years ago, had never even given birth.

I just learnt to clench hard when I was doing a position that caused it. usually coming back from a headstand blush.

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