Whether you’re a new mom or seasoned pro, I have some great tips for bladder leakage that you won’t want to miss!
I became considered with bladder leakage during pregnancy and postpartum. I read other blogs and did online research to find solutions. I wasn’t ashamed that it could happen to me, but I wanted to consult with other moms on how to deal with this. I read articles about what types of changes in my body I should expect.
My advice to new moms (or anyone else) experiencing bladder leakage: talk to your doctor to ensure nothing is medically wrong, talk to other moms to get their experience on how long it lasts and what they did, do online research on Kegels exercises to strengthen bladder muscles, and don’t be afraid or embarrassed to try a product if the leakage continues.
Tips for Preventing Bladder Leakage with Kegels
- Try to work up to three sets of 30 Kegel exercises a day.
- Train your bladder to behave. Urinate every 30 minutes — before you have the urge, in other words — and then try to extend the time between each day.
- As a last line of defense, do Kegels or cross your legs when you feel the need to cough or sneeze, or when you’re about to laugh or lift something heavy.*
- Wear a product to help with bladder leakage, like Depend.
What to Wear for Bladder Leakage
Depend is for people of all ages because bladder leakage is a condition that affects millions of people. Depend provides discreet products that help people regain their freedom and get their lives back with products like Silhouette Active Fit briefs, a new moderate-absorbency brief featuring a thin design for complete comfort and the trusted protection. These briefs have a lower rise for an underwear-like look, fit and feel. As a category first, the product is available in black and beige colors.
The truths about bladder leakage and Depend:
• Depend Silhouette Active Fit briefs have a lower rise+ for an underwear-like look, fit and feel.
• As a category first, Depend SAF is available in black and beige colors
• More people with bladder leakage are in their 20’s than their 80’s
• The average age of someone with bladder leakage is only 52!
• More people with bladder leakage are 50 or younger than 60 or older!
Visit www.Underwareness.com to support the cause and request free samples of Depend Silhouette Active Fit.
Sandy Dobbs says
Oh my goodness – this is the bane of getting old for a woman, especially one who has had several children! Glad that the products are getting better to deal with this!
I had this a lot when I was pregnant and I was like no no no. Didn’t think to get this. I would have thought it would show through the clothes but I am glad it looks smooth so you can still go on about your day.
Thank goodness the only time I’ve ever had this problem was during pregnancy. Hopefully it stays far away for quite some time and just in case it doesn’t hope the panties continue to get cuter lol
My Gyn has recommended Kegels in the past. I may need to take him up on it.
I heard after children you might experience a little bladder leakage. Glad there is a discreet solution for them!
Chasing Joy says
I like the tip on training your bladder. I’d never heard of that before.
Aisha Johnson Adams says
These seems innovative. I have not experienced bladder leakage. However, I am sure this product would be very helpful to someone who is…
Thanks for sharing this. I think that as women, we have all gone through this but probably never thought to pick up a product like Depends. They sure don’t look like I thought they would.
I definitely need to do kegels. LBL happens to everyone.
Thanks for the reminder that pregnancy can corrupt your body. I haven’t experienced this personally but I have friends who mentioned it.
Katherine G says
I experience this on occasion. Mainly when I’m sick and have a coughing fit. It’s not pretty. I also experienced it during pregnancy. These are some great tips.
Keep the tips coming. I need to know what to prepare for…and I’m glad products like this exist.
Camesha | Mama Motivator says
Kegels really are a moms best friend, right!? So many moms experience LBL.
I struggled with this when I was pregnant, I remember sitting in church one day about to sneeze squeezing hard, afraid of being embarrassed…I completely understand
Veronica Marks says
I had no idea that more people with bladder leakage are in their 20’s than in their 80’s! That seems so odd to me, especially because I am in my 20’s and haven’t heard of any friends having bladder leakage issues. I suppose they probably wouldn’t go about sharing that kind of information freely, though.