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  • Writer's pictureHelen


To check how my body was recovering after baby no.2 I headed to @meps_uk for my Mummy MOT. Check out this article to find out more about the Mummy MOT and how it can help your postnatal recovery.

Postnatal Body Changes

Giving birth and carrying a baby for 9 months causes lots of changes to our bodies, especially our posture, tummy muscles and pelvic floor muscles. As our bodies recover it’s super common for us to experience some (or all) of these postnatal issues:

🖤 Back pain

🖤 Pain in pelvic area

🖤 Worried about your bladder & bowels

🖤 Worried about your tummy muscles

After Ryan was born I really struggled with bladder control issues 🤭. Turns out so did many of my friends, but we were all too embarrassed to talk about it. My physio recommended I went for a Mummy MOT with a specialist women's health physio. I got a custom treatment plan and learnt all about how to strengthen my core and pelvic floor. Spoiler Alert - recovery goes way beyond just doing Kegels!!!

Six weeks after Abbie was born I booked in for my Mummy MOT. Had some pain in my pubic bone and my bladder control was shot to f*ck. I had a suspicion that I had a vaginal p