Physical exercise and pelvic girdle pain in pregnancy: A nested case-control study within the Danish National Birth Cohort.

@article{Andersen2015PhysicalEA,
  title={Physical exercise and pelvic girdle pain in pregnancy: A nested case-control study within the Danish National Birth Cohort.},
  author={Linda Kahr Andersen and Mette G Backhausen and Hanne K Hegaard and Mette Juhl},
  journal={Sexual & reproductive healthcare : official journal of the Swedish Association of Midwives},
  year={2015},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={198-203}
}
OBJECTIVE Pelvic girdle pain is a frequent cause of sick leave among pregnant women in Denmark. Studies regarding prevention of pelvic girdle pain are sparse. The aim of this study was to examine the association between physical exercise and pelvic girdle pain in pregnancy. STUDY DESIGN A nested case-control study within the Danish National Birth Cohort (n = 5304). METHODS This study used self-reported data on pelvic girdle pain obtained from an interview six months after childbirth… CONTINUE READING