The vagina is a muscular tube, it has many folds which allow it to expand during sex and childbirth. Although the vagina is designed to return back to its original state after few changes have occurred in the internal vaginal structure after birth. Nine months of growth and pressure, nonetheless of delivery type, will affect how these muscles work, physicians insist; and everyone that has been pregnant has got some sort of change in the vagina ultimately.
The Side Effect of Pregnancy on the Vagina
The pelvic floor can suffer a prolapse, which can make you urinate into your panties when you laugh or sneeze hard.
A gynecologist, Sally-Jane Cameron said that “pelvic floor exercises to help a lot after delivery”. Listed below are the steps you need to follow in order tone up the vagina muscles:
- Acknowledge the muscles you use to stop urinating.
- Squeeze these muscles for three seconds. Then relax for three seconds. …
- Add one second each week until you are able to squeeze for 10 seconds each time.
- Repeat this exercise 10 to 15 times per session. …
Don’t do this while you urinate.