Kegal Exercises During Pregnancy

Written by Beverley Brooke

You probably became familiar with Kegel exercises during your pregnancy. Kegel exercises are equally important after pregnancy to help restorerepparttar tone and strength of your vaginal wall.

Kegel exercises help strengthen your pelvic muscles, which weaken during childbirth. Why would you want to strengthen these muscles? If they are weak, you could have bladder control problems. You may also find that intercourse is more fulfilling when you have control of your kegel muscles.

Not sure how to do your Kegelís? Pretend that you are trying to stoprepparttar 136640 flow of urinerepparttar 136641 next time you are sitting onrepparttar 136642 toilet (or anywhere for that matter). Those arerepparttar 136643 very muscles you need to contract in order to do your Kegels. You can also insert a finger into your vagina and try squeezing just like you are trying to stoprepparttar 136644 flow of urine. If you feel tightness around your finger, you are performingrepparttar 136645 exercise correctly.

Dietary Precautions During Pregnancy

Written by Beverley Brooke

When you are pregnant, you should be sure to wash all raw vegetables prior to consumption. Raw vegetables haverepparttar potential to carry toxoplasmosis, which is a parasite that is typically carried inrepparttar 136639 feces of cats. It can sometimes get intorepparttar 136640 soil and contaminate fruits or vegetables.

Many women are interested in trying natural alternatives to medications during pregnancy. Some turn to herbal remedies. It is important that you consult with your healthcare provider during pregnancy to ensure that an herb is safe before you take it. Some herbs can be harmful to you or your unborn fetus, and result in premature labor, miscarriage or even birth defects. Some ofrepparttar 136641 more commonly known herbs to avoid during pregnancy include:

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