Postnatal Health

Dr Shweta Rao


Shyft Yoga Trainer

June 05, 2023

Uterine Prolapse

Uterus Prolapse occurs when pelvic floor muscles and ligaments stretch and weaken. They no longer provide enough support to the uterus. Result - uterus slips down and protrudes out of the vagina. This affects women after menopause who have had one or more vaginal deliveries. Uterine prolapse can be mild but if disrupt your daily life it needs attention. Symptoms of moderate to severe Uterine prolapse: Feeling heaviness in the pelvis Feeling like bladder doesn’t empty all the way when you use the bathroom. Leaking urine. Trouble having bowel movement Pressure or discomfort in the pelvis or low back. Feeling a tissue bulging out of Vagina or feeling as if vaginal tissue is loose causing sexual concerns. Consult your health care provide if you notice the symptoms.

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