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When should I start doing pelvic floor exercises?

(6 Posts)
macaco Sat 29-Sep-07 17:32:36

and how exactly do I do them?

whomovedmychocolate Sat 29-Sep-07 17:34:18

Now is good and instructions here

SallyInYorkshire Sat 29-Sep-07 23:02:18

Definitely start now!! But personally I found it's quite hard to pick it up from a book/website. I am going to pregnancy pilates and it is covered very well in those classes (not embarrassing at all, the teacher just talks the class through it and nobody can see you doing them!!). If you don't have pregnancy pilates near you, my friend J is going to pregnancy yoga and it is also covered in those classes. Also your midwife should be able to give good advice if you don't like going to classes. Good luck. It REALLY is time well spent, honestly.

MrsSpoon Sat 29-Sep-07 23:13:54

15 years ago.

mrslurkalot Sat 29-Sep-07 23:14:12

Hi Macaco, my Mum is a physio and says that all women should do these exercises throughout their lives not just in pregnancy/post birth - so I guess she'd tell you to start now!

MrsSpoon Sat 29-Sep-07 23:18:32

See, I'm right! grin

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