Close this popup and browse for 2 minutes. Jill smokler, mom of three, editor in chief of. It provides women with the emotional and mental support they need to do a very physical job, which reduces the chances of damage to the vagina. An expert in sexual medicine and fellowship trained in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, “the muscles around the vagina (pelvic floor muscles) which typically provide support to ‘keep things up’ loosen during and after pregnancy/delivery. Thanks for that, tillie! that must be so difficult living through those separations. But often the shape and size of this area appear quite different after having a baby. This was my biggest fear both times while pregnant and it made me so anxious,” says megan porter who lives in falkirk.