This 50-60 minute lecture will focus on helping clients train their pelvic floors for birth. This will include pelvic floor anatomy, the role of the pelvic floor in birth, and pelvic floor relaxation techniques. Additionally, we will discuss signs and symptoms a client may need a pelvic floor PT referral prenatally and some exercises and/or techniques people can use with their clients.
-Improve the listeners understanding of pelvic floor, abdominal & pelvic canister anatomy and function.
-Describe the impact of pregnancy, birth and postpartum on the pelvic canister.
-Detail the role of the pelvic floor in a vaginal birth.
-Educate the listener on techniques and exercises to perform with their clients to help prepare their pelvic floor for birth.
-Detail signs and symptoms a client may need a referral to pelvic floor PT.