Pelvic floor problems are not glamorous. Most people squirm at the mention of bladder or bowel disorders. For new mums, it can often feel like no one wants to know about your intimate postnatal problems, especially in places like the office. It’s the kind of chat that’s guaranteed to make a few people blush.

I’ll confess, I was one of those squirmers too. But after two years of living with a painful pelvic floor prolapse after having my first baby I got fed up with all the secrecy and shame that shrouds pelvic floor health. Which is why I jumped…

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