During your pregnancy, and most of your adult life in fact, pilates instructors, doctors, trainers, “sex guides” in women's magazines, have been talking about engaging and strengthening your pelvic floor muscles.

Strong pelvic floor muscles have many wonderful benefits and during your pregnancy the primary and extremely important reason is to support the growing uterus.

As you approach your due date, as early as the beginning of the 3rd trimester, you have to also begin to stretch out these muscles.