Your prenatal and postpartum pelvic floor should not be ignored. Spending the time to strengthen your core and focus on your pelvic floor muscles will make birth and recovery much easier. This Gentle Pelvic Floor Strengthening workout can be done at home in your PJs.
To help, here’s everything you need to know about how the pelvic floor works, how to do a kegel, and how your body benefits from regular pelvic floor exercise. We’ll conclude with some advice about the best places to do kegels (spoiler alert: you don’t have to go to the gym) and suggestions for additional pelvic floor exercises and tools to try.