Effect of pelvic floor muscle training on labour and newborn outcomes: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Dias2011EffectOP,
  title={Effect of pelvic floor muscle training on labour and newborn outcomes: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Let{\'i}cia Alves Rios Dias and P Driusso and Daniella L. C. C. Aita and Silvana Maria Quintana and Kari B\o and Cristine H J Ferreira},
  journal={Revista brasileira de fisioterapia (Sao Carlos (Sao Paulo, Brazil))},
  year={2011},
  volume={15 6},
  pages={487-93}
}
BACKGROUND The use of the pelvic floor muscle training for urinary incontinence treatment is well established but little is known about its effects in labor and newborn outcomes. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effects of antenatal pelvic floor muscle training and strength in labor and newborn outcomes in low-income pregnant women. METHODS This is a randomized controlled trial that recruited forty-two nulliparous healthy pregnant women aged between 18-36 years old and able to contract the pelvic… CONTINUE READING
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