Postpartum recovery of levator hiatus and bladder neck mobility in relation to pregnancy.

@article{StrJensen2015PostpartumRO,
  title={Postpartum recovery of levator hiatus and bladder neck mobility in relation to pregnancy.},
  author={Jette E. St{\ae}r-Jensen and Franziska Siafarikas and Gunvor Hilde and Jūratė {\vS}altytė Benth and Kari B\o and Marie A. Ellstr{\"o}m Engh},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2015},
  volume={125 3},
  pages={531-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To study postpartum changes in pelvic floor morphology in a cohort of primiparous women. METHODS Transperineal ultrasound measurements taken at five examination points, both prepartum and postpartum, provided data for comparison. Three hundred nulliparous pregnant women were examined at 21 weeks of gestation and 274 (91%) at 37 weeks of gestation. At 6 weeks postpartum, 285 (95%) women were examined, 198 (66%) at 6 months, and 178 (59%) at 12 months using transperineal… CONTINUE READING
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