Effect of pelvic muscle exercise on transient incontinence during pregnancy and after birth.


OBJECTIVE To test the effect of pelvic muscle exercise on postpartum symptoms of stress urinary incontinence and pelvic muscle strength in primigravidas during pregnancy and postpartum. METHODS A prospective trial randomized women into treatment (standardized instruction in pelvic muscle exercise) or control (routine care with no systematic pelvic muscle… (More)