Role of pelvic floor muscle exercises in the prevention of stress urinary incontinence during pregnancy and the postpartum period.

@article{Kocaz2013RoleOP,
  title={Role of pelvic floor muscle exercises in the prevention of stress urinary incontinence during pregnancy and the postpartum period.},
  author={Semra Koca{\"o}z and Kafiye Eroğlu and Ahmet Akın Sivaslıoğlu},
  journal={Gynecologic and obstetric investigation},
  year={2013},
  volume={75 1},
  pages={34-40}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine the role of pelvic floor muscle exercises (PFME) in the prevention of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) during pregnancy and the postpartum period. METHODS A total of 102 women was included in the study. Data, collected through forms, included characteristics of the women, follow-up data during the pregnancy and postpartum period and a three-day urinary diary. Both groups were evaluated in terms of SUI at the 14th-20th, 28th and 32nd weeks of… CONTINUE READING