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Free pelvic health classes

Date published: 10 May 2022

NW London Maternity services are running free pelvic health classes for pregnant women and those who have given birth in the last 12 months. The next one is takes place on 24 May, 2-4pm, and is specifically for those who are delivering or recently gave birth at Hillingdon Hospital.

The session takes place virtually and will be led by Sam Vincent, Perinatal Pelvic Health Physiotherapist Specialist, and a consultant from Imperial. Register here for the class.

This class will cover:

  • Exercising safely in pregnancy
  • The role of the pelvic floor muscles and how to exercise them
  • Bladder and bowel symptoms you may experience
  • Perineal tears and how to reduce them
  • What to expect after birth
  • Getting back to yourself and sex