Changes in postpartum perineal muscle function in women with and without episiotomies.

@article{Fleming2003ChangesIP,
  title={Changes in postpartum perineal muscle function in women with and without episiotomies.},
  author={Nancy Fleming and Edward R. Newton and Joyce Roberts},
  journal={Journal of midwifery & women's health},
  year={2003},
  volume={48 1},
  pages={53-9}
}
This report presents results of a comparison perineal muscle function between antepartum and postpartum measurements in a cohort of women with different perineal conditions after childbirth. Data were obtained by using prospective electromyographic perineometry measurements to objectively determine perineal muscle function before and after delivery in 102 women. In addition, 24 nulliparous, non-pregnant women were studied to determine the effect of pregnancy on perineal muscle function… CONTINUE READING

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