Pelvic floor muscles, abdominal muscles and sex

Pelvic floor muscles, abdominal muscles and sex

December 16, 2018 3 min read

The condition of the pelvic floor muscles and the deep abdominal muscles affect a person’s sex life in many ways. The nerves may have been affected by an operation, scar tissue, or some other damage, and also the sense of touch may have been affected. A lack of proper control in the pelvic floor area, or constant tension there, can affect how we feel.
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How soon after childbirth can I start exercising

How soon after childbirth can I start exercising

November 15, 2018 5 min read

Exercising the pelvic floor muscles prevents urinary incontinence and improves circulation in the pelvic floor area, boosting metabolism and supporting speedy recovery. You can try to compress the lower belly gently in order to activate the deep abdominal muscles soon after childbirth.
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Ab rehab - how to rebuild your core after pregnancy

Ab rehab - how to rebuild your core after pregnancy

October 24, 2018 5 min read

I had two children in quick succession. I have always exercised a lot, but did not really train between my two pregnancies. When I went back to training after having given birth to my youngest child, the difference between then and the time before the pregnancies, was huge! I felt that I could not trust my core.
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What is diastasis recti and how to fix it through training

What is diastasis recti and how to fix it through training

October 03, 2018 6 min read

After my second childbirth, I felt that “something” had happened in my abdominal muscles and the core, for which reason I had to learn to do several exercises again from the beginning and to re-establish my balance and coordination. For example, lunges were very challenging at the beginning.
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Press release: Sharing Finnish maternity wellbeing expertise with the world

Press release: Sharing Finnish maternity wellbeing expertise with the world

August 01, 2018 2 min read

A woman’s body goes through many changes during pregnancy. The body does not necessarily return to its previous state automatically after childbirth, as pregnancy and childbirth usually leave their marks. It can also take time for the woman to become accustomed to her new life situation.
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