Having or had a baby?
If so this section is for you. During pregnancy, childbirth and the months that follow, your body goes through huge changes, physically and hormonally. Not surprisingly, your bladder is put under a lot of stress. Bladder weakness during and after this time is very normal, so, we’ll explain what your body goes through and show you how to manage the changes.
Understand how your body changes
At TENA, we find it surprising how few facts women are told about the effect of pregnancy on the bladder. After all, your bladder is just below your uterus, which is expanding to hold your growing baby. Here you can find information on pregnancy and get some tips.
Have you started your pelvic floor exercises?
One of the best ways to prevent bladder weakness is to keep your pelvic floor muscles toned and strong during and after pregnancy. Download our exercise programme - and start today!
Is there a product that could help you?
Bladder weakness shouldn’t stop you enjoying your pregnancy or your new baby. With the right products you can go anywhere and do anything without worrying about embarrassing leaks. Our range of TENA Lady and TENA Pants are designed to keep you fresh and dry so you can concentrate on your baby rather than your bladder.
Remember, you’re not alone!
Lots of other women experience bladder weakness during or after pregnancy, in fact you can read some of their personal stories and find useful pregnancy information in a Mum's view. There’s also a discussion forum where you can ask questions of other Mums and Mums to be.