Pregnancy - Prenatal Physiotherapy

During pregnancy, your body changes in incredible ways to accommodate for your growing uterus and fetus

Pregnant belly

PRENATAL PHYSIOTHERAPY CAN HELP YOU:

  • Manage pregnancy related changes to ensure your pregnancy is as comfortable as possible

  • Stay connected or learn to connect to your core and pelvic floor throughout your pregnancy​​

  • Prevent, manage or treat:

    • Pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain including SI joint, pubic symphysis, hip and low back pain

    • Round ligament pain

    • Incontinence

    • Constipation

    • Abdominal separation (DRA) 

  • Stay active and strong throughout your pregnancy

  • Prepare your body and mind for birth by learning:

    • Mobility exercises and strategies to help position your baby in a better position for birth 

    • How to RELAX your pelvic floor for birth 

    • Perineal massage techniques 

    • Evidenced-based information and strategies to use during labour and birth to:

      • Improve your birth experience

      • Reduce your risk for tearing

      • Reduce your risks for common postpartum conditions including incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse (POP)

    • See Preparing for Birth for more information

  • Get a head start on your postpartum recovery by:

    • Strengthening your body during pregnancy so that you can recover quicker and get back to the activities you love sooner​

    • ​Learning how to improve your recovery from cesearian and vaginal births

Prenatal Workout