You’d never heard of a pelvic organ prolapse before ,right? Yeah, it’s that delightful surprise you eventually find out about after you have a baby that no one really warned you about before.
For those of you who still don’t know or aren’t quite sure, Pelvic Organ Prolapse is where your bladder, bowel or womb descend lower in your pelvis due to lack of support and may protrude out through the openings of your pelvis when more severe. Essentially, what’s meant to be up and on the inside drops low or pushes to the outside.
It can be an upsetting experience to discover it and the symptoms can range from being uncomfortable to distressing. But help is available. I fit a range of supports for prolapse called pessaries. So trust that you are in good hands and make a consultation.
I can now go out for the day and not worry about whether there will be a toilet nearby, I have a new lease of life. I have confidence in my ability to ‘hold on’ since I strengthened my pelvic floor muscles.