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Bouncing on a gym/birthing ball

(3 Posts)
ButteryJam Sun 05-May-13 18:51:49

Hi,

Besides the benefit of getting baby in the right position, does bouncing on a ball help stretch the perineal area?

What are the other benefits?

BettyFlutterbly Sun 05-May-13 20:11:44

I have no idea but have a gym ball too! It does make me sit properly and as I've overdone it today and hurt my back I am going to have a nice bath and spend the rest of the night sitting on the ball!

BabyHMummy Sun 05-May-13 20:12:20

If you do the right exercises it strengthens your pelvic floor muscles not sure about perineal area though

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