Yoga and Pregnancy: 6 Tips for Postpartum Care

By
Katrina Oakley
Pregnant woman practicing utkatasana

Pregnancy and birth are major events for your body. This alone heightens your risk of pelvic floor dysfunction. We still must take the time to lay the foundation of function, strength, and strategy.

Pregnancy and the Pelvic Floor

Here are some of the reasons why we still need to focus on the health of the pelvic floor after birth:

  • The downward pressure of your baby on your pelvic floor muscles and connective tissues in pregnancy and birth can stretch these soft tissues leaving them more lax than normal.

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