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Pelvic floor muscle training for prevention and treatment of urinary and faecal incontinence in antenatal and postnatal women ( Review

  title={Pelvic floor muscle training for prevention and treatment of urinary and faecal incontinence in antenatal and postnatal women ( Review},
  author={Jean Hay-Smith and Siv M{\o}rkved and Kate A Fairbrother and G. Peter Herbison}

The Effectiveness of Postpartum Exercise and Oxytocin Massage on Uterus Involution

Oxytocin massage is more influential than pospartum exercise to accelerate uterus involution in postpartum women.

Pelvic floor muscle variables and levator hiatus dimensions: a 3/4D transperineal ultrasound cross-sectional study on 300 nulliparous pregnant women

Pelvic floor muscle strength and endurance are strongly correlated, butdo not correlate with a smaller LH area at rest, unlike other studies investigating correlated variables in nulliparous pregnant women.

Pelvic floor and abdominal muscle responses during hypopressive exercises in women with pelvic floor dysfunction

To measure the neuromuscular activation of the pelvic floor and abdominal muscles concurrently with vaginal closure forces induced during a hypopressive exercise (HE) and to identify the contribution

An overview of maternal and fetal short and long-term impact of physical activity during pregnancy

Maternal PA appears to be safe for both mother and fetus, and additional studies are needed to confirm the real influence of this practice in the offspring, as well as the perpetuation and transfer of these features between generations.

Implementation of a protocol to guide obstetricians on the need to refer obstetric patients to Physiotherapy

This study aimed to develop a protocol to be implemented by health professionals in a private hospital quaternary Brazilian in order to educate them about the need to refer the pregnant and postpartum women for physical therapists.

La visite postnatale : chez le médecin généraliste ou chez un autre spécialiste ? Étude transversale recherchant des raisons motivant le choix des patientes dans une maternité de niveau 1

Le choix du specialiste par les patientes pour la visite postnatale (VPN) et ses raisons sont des donnees peu explorees. Methode : Dans une etude transversale via un questionnaire et les dossiers

Does regular exercise including pelvic floor muscle training prevent urinary and anal incontinence during pregnancy? A randomised controlled trial

Does regular exercise including pelvic floor muscle training prevent urinary and anal incontinence during pregnancy?



Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercise for the Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence : An Exercise Physiology Perspective

It is concluded that PFM exercises are effective in treating SUI and should be the first choice of cost-effective and offprint requests to Associate Professor Kari B0.


Whether women partaking in PFMT during pregnancy have increased risk of 3 and 4 degree perineal rupture, ineffective uterine contractions and caesarean section is evaluated.

Analysis of quality of interventions in systematic reviews

The quality of interventions can affect the results of clinical trials. Reviews of complex interventions need to take this into account

Stress incontinence during pregnancy and in puerperium

  • S. Iosif
  • Medicine
    International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics
  • 1981

Obstetric practice and faecal incontinence three months after delivery.

Women delivered by forceps had almost twice the risk of developing faecal incontinence at three months postpartum, whereas vacuum extraction was not associated with faesarean section, and older maternal age, Indian sub-continent ethnic origin and body mass index 'not known' showed significant associations.

Pelvic floor damage and childbirth: a neurophysiological study.

It is concluded that vaginal delivery causes partial denervation of the pelvic floor (with consequent re-innervation) in most women having their first baby and is associated with urinary and faecal incontinence.

Epidemiology of fecal incontinence: the silent affliction.

The prevalence of fecal incontinence appears to be more common than previously appreciated and it would seem important to more actively pursue this "silent affliction" particularly in patients who do not readily volunteer this information.

Anal incontinence after childbirth.

Anal incontinence is associated with forceps delivery and anal sphincter laceration and is strongly predicted by first vaginal birth, median episiotomy, and forceps or vacuum delivery but not by birth weight or length of the second stage of labour.

Vaginal delivery parameters and urinary incontinence: the Norwegian EPINCONT study.

The effects of nine delivery parameters were too weak to explain a substantial part of the association between vaginal delivery and urinary incontinence, and statistically significant results may have incurred by chance.