Vaginal childbirth and pelvic floor disorders.

  title={Vaginal childbirth and pelvic floor disorders.},
  author={Hafsa U. Memon and Victoria L. Handa},
  journal={Women's health},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={265-77; quiz 276-7}
Childbirth is an important event in a woman's life. Vaginal childbirth is the most common mode of delivery and it has been associated with increased incidence of pelvic floor disorders later in life. In this article, the authors review and summarize current literature associating pelvic floor disorders with vaginal childbirth. Stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse are strongly associated with vaginal childbirth and parity. The exact mechanism of injury associating vaginal… CONTINUE READING
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