Your Health After Baby

A POST-PARTUM CHECKLIST : Ongoing back, pelvis, groin or abdominal pain. Leaking urine, gas or stool with laughing, coughing, jumping, sneezing, lifting, walking, running, etc. Leaking urine or stool when you feel a strong urge to go. Pressure or bulging in your vagina or rectum. Bulging of your abdomen during ANY exercise. Difficulty doing any of your everyday activities because of pain, leakage, pressure or any other symptom that concerns you. WHAT TO DO: If you are experiencing symptoms after delivery lasting more than one month you should seek assistance from a pelvic health physiotherapist.

Marita Dowsett, B.P.T.
Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist