Before and after
This information, developed by physiotherapists, provides guidelines to help you stay comfortable and healthy, before and after childbirth.
You will learn more about:
- the physical changes in your body
- positions of comfort to use during pregnancy, labour and at home with your baby
- exercises to maintain and regain your muscle strength and improve posture
- general guidelines for exercising before and after
- how to care for your back and reduce pain with everyday activities
- breathing and relaxation as a skill for life
- baby handling skills to assist your baby's development.
Before & After–A physiotherapy guide to staying comfortable and healthy before and after childbirth. Download here
Mater acknowledges consumer consultation in the development of this patient information.
Last modified 16/11/2015.