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What causes Pelvic Floor Weakness?

Before the birth of my daughter, running was my go to exercise; it would pump my body full of endorphins and help keep my anxiety in check. I honestly loved nothing more than being present in the moment; feeling my feet pounding along the pavement, as my heart beats faster and body temperature rises, and having such a great sense of achievement once completed. What I didn’t realise was that whist running was great for my mindfulness, without proper care and/or attention to my pelvic floor muscles it was exacerbate another problem by creating pelvic floor weakness…

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What is the Pelvic Floor?

In all honesty, I didn’t know much about the pelvic floor before I was diagnosed with a prolapse, and I certainly didn’t realise its importance. Prior to childbirth, I was an avid runner and loved high intensity exercises, but I never paid much attention to my pelvic floor muscles or core…

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What is Pelvic Organ Prolapse?

Many of us will not have heard of the term prolapse until we experience the feeling of “things feeling different down there” and this was certainly the case for me. But developing a mild prolapse after childbirth is, in fact, very common. There is just a complete lack of awareness, dialogue and support for women…

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