Take care of your pelvic floor. Pregnancy, childbirth, constipation, increased weight, chronic coughs and heavy lifting can all weaken your pelvic floor. Your pelvic floor is essential to maintain good bowel and bladder control. If you are concerned speak to one of our doctors. If you are pregnant, why not speak to your doctor now about maintaining your pelvic floor in good shape, you don’t have to wait until after the baby is born.