10 reminders to do your pelvic floor exercises

It's hard to remember to do your pelvic floor exercises when you're a busy mum. Check out these every-day triggers to remind you to squeeze and lift.
  • Woman setting reminder on phone to do pelvic floor exercises
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    Use your phone

    Set a reminder on your phone, or download an app to keep of track with your daily pelvic floor exercises.
  • Mum leaning over baby during nappy change
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    Nappy change

    You'll be changing your baby's nappy round the clock, so it's a great opportunity to get in the habit.
  • Woman pouring herself a drink from a coffee pot
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    Tea break

    Each time you boil a kettle and make yourself a hot drink, grab a few moments to exercise.
  • Mum sitting at wheel of car
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    Traffic lights

    If you drive, turn every red light to your advantage.
  • Woman waiting in to use an ATM
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    In a line

    If you're standing in a queue, pass the time by working on your pelvic floor.
  • Woman washing hands
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    Fit in a few quick squeezes each time you wash your hands.
  • Woman sitting on bus using pelvic floor app
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    Long commute

    If you travel to work by bus or train, your commute is the perfect time to exercise.
  • Woman peeling veg over a chopping board in a white kitchen
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    Kitchen prep

    Repetitive tasks in the kitchen, such as peeling or chopping veg, give you a chance to focus on your pelvic floor.
  • Woman photocopying documents
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    In the office

    If you work in an office, do your pelvic floor exercises whenever you're standing over the photocopier or printer.
  • Multi-coloured sticky notes
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    Post it!

    Put sticky notes wherever works for you - on the fridge, on the TV remote - to remind you to exercise your pelvic floor.

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My son is six months old.
Thank you for sharing this article with us. Kindly assist here, my son do not sleep at night, he sleeps a little during the day but at nights he stays awake and play a lot ever since he was born.
Such a niiiice article! Thank you! The reminders are really practical. As I was reading it I was exercising )) The photos you used are so beautiful!

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