What is the pelvic floor?
The pelvic floor is a group of muscles that support the organs in the pelvis, including the lower back, uterus and rectum. During your pregnancy, the pelvic floor will be weakened due to increased weight and hormonal changes, therefore it is good to start training and strengthening your pelvic floor during and after your pregnancy.
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Exercising the pelvic floor during pregnancy is important for your body to prepare it for birth. According to Sundhed.dk, you can train the pelvic floor effectively with a training program that contains three sets of crunches.
Kegel exercises are a training method that focuses on repeated contractions and relaxations of the muscles in the pelvis. The exercises are also known as pelvic floor exercises as they strengthen your pelvic floor.
These exercises can help you improve pelvic floor muscle tone, relieve pain during intercourse, and reduce the risk of urinary incontinence after childbirth.
Many do not know whether they have performed the exercises correctly, so what we recommend is. that you can seek help from a physiotherapist so that you get the most optimal training during your pregnancy.
There are also other forms of exercise during your pregnancy. Read more about Pregnancy and training
Swimming is generally considered to be the gentlest form of exercise, and as a pregnant woman you can continue to swim right up until the birth. Swimming can help strengthen your muscles around the pelvis and increase your body strength. However, it is important to be aware that certain types of swimming can be more taxing than others. Therefore, it may be a good idea to consult a doctor or physiotherapist to find the best form of training for you.
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