Follow the exercises below to help reduce or prevent aches and pains during pregnancy.
Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercises/Kegels Exercises
Please use the Pelvic Floor, Deep Abdominal and Pelvic Tilting Video and the following patient information leaflet for advice regarding pelvic floor muscles.
For further advice on pelvic floor exercises please refer to:
NHS Highland Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercise Information Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v731EXFR2k4
Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercises Information Leaflet: https://pogp.csp.org.uk/publications/pelvic-floor-muscle-exercises-women
SqueezyApp for Information Leaflets and Videos on Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercises: https://www.squeezyapp.com
Please click on on the following link for further advice on Bladder, Bowel and Pelvic Floor Concerns
Deep Abdominals and Pelvic Tilt Exercises
Please use the Pelvic Floor, Deep Abdominal and Pelvic Floor Video and the following patient information leaflet for deep abdominal exercises and pelvic tilting exercises (Pages five and six).
Exercises for Pregnancy and for the Post Natal Period
During pregnancy, there are more exercises that you could practice safely. These exercises can be found here. However, always refer to your Obstetrics Physiotherapist for advice and guidance for an individualized programme.