Pilates during Pregnancy – Your pelvic floor will thank you!
Pregnancy and childbearing--while one of life’s little miracles--can do a number on the body and especially the muscles that support the pelvic floor. The weight and strain of carrying a growing baby plus the hormonal changes that happen during pregnancy can weaken the pelvic floor muscles. Why is that important? Let’s dive into the anatomy for a minute. Our pelvic floor is a “sling” of muscles at the base of our core, a bit like a small muscle hammock, that runs between the pubic bone in the front and the tailbone at