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Prolapse and Exercise - so what is to know?

Prolapse and Exercise - so what is to know?

What is Vaginal Prolapse? Usually our pelvic organs (bladder, uterus and bowel) are supported by a hammock of connective tissue and muscles. If this support system isn’t working as it should, it can lead to one or more of these organs descending into the vagina, which is called a ‘vaginal prolapse’.  A prolapse can be categorized into different types – a front (or anterior) wall prolapse, which is the bladder or urethra coming down, a back (or posterior) wall prolapse, which is the rectum or small bowel coming down, or a uterine prolapse, which is the womb dropping down. It...

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Bladder Leakage Postpartum

Bladder Leakage Postpartum

Why was it so important for MUMMACTIV to bring out a piece, in their collection, that had bladder leakage functionality?  Did you know that women who have given birth are 2.5 times more likely to have urinary incontinence than women who have not? A vaginal delivery is linked to a high rate of urinary incontinence in the period directly after birth with: –    21% of women experience urinary incontinence after their first vaginal delivery with spontaneous birth–    36% of women experience urinary incontinence after their first vaginal delivery with forceps delivery   "Even a seemingly uneventful pregnancy and delivery can change...

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