When most women think of pelvic floor health, there’s one word that comes to mind: Kegals. Whether it be to strengthen during pregnancy, to alleviate incontinence issues, or to improve sexual health, I’m sure all of us have attempted Kegals at some point in time, but how much do you actually know about these little exercises?
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From the bedroom to the bathroom, women of all ages have questions about "down there.” Sex, Chocolate and Your Pelvic Floor aims to educate women on sexual health and bathroom habits in a fun, relaxed environment all while raising funds for the Women's Health Foundation, an organization we truly believe in here at Mommy Fitness!
Is bladder leakage normal? Commercials on TV these days and rows upon rows of convenience store aisles filled with incontinence products would lead you to believe it is! But believe it or not, bladder leakage is NOT just "part of being a woman."
There is so much health and fitness information online, sometimes it's hard to tell the BEST from the rest. Moms come into class all the time asking about this or that "pelvic floor workout" their friends are doing. They want to know.. is it safe? is it effective?
From a young age many of us hear, “Start saving for retirement early!” Advice about financial planning for the future is everywhere you turn - in your Google ads, on TV, from family and friends. Even if we aren’t always the best at sticking to our savings plan, we are at least aware of it. We see it as a necessary part of aging that we can control (most of the time). But incontinence is something we think we can do nothing about.
As the mother of two children, I had the occasional “little leak” with certain activities, but like my friends considered it to be a normal consequence of childbirth. However, over time my little leaks became more frequent and not so little.