Pregnancy

During pregnancy the baby can place a lot of stress on your pelvic floor muscles, having a weakening effect in as early as 12 weeks. Hormonal changes and childbirth itself can also weaken the pelvic floor muscles and can result in life-long issues with leaks.

Read more on how to strengthen your pelvic floor post-pregnancy

Pregnancy places a lot of new additional stress on your pelvic floor muscles, causing them to weaken in as little as twelve weeks.