Urinary Incontinence Problem After Birth

Urinary incontinence after childbirth is a problem that can be seen in many women. So why does this situation arise, how can it be eliminated. We wrote about the questions about the problem of urinary incontinence after birth.

What causes urinary incontinence after giving birth?

During normal delivery, as the baby comes out of the birth canal, the pelvic muscles in the groin expand and stretch so that the baby can come out easily. After this procedure, the muscles here weaken a little. Therefore, urinary incontinence problem can be seen after pregnancy. In other words, if you ask whether postpartum urinary incontinence is normal, our answer is yes.

This is a problem many women have. Except this;

  • Giving birth to an overweight baby
  • The birth process takes too long,
  • Having had more than one vaginal birth ,
  • already have sensitive pelvic muscles,
  • The mother is overweight
  • To give birth with an intervention,
  • Performing an episiotomy ,
  • Having had different vaginal operations before,
  • Conditions such as smoking can cause urinary incontinence after normal delivery.

How is urinary incontinence and incontinence seen after birth? What are the symptoms?

  • Urinary incontinence while sneezing, laughing
  • Urinary incontinence while sleeping
  • Inability to feel the urine coming
  • Urine pressing suddenly and incontinence even for a short time,
  • Conditions such as frequent waking to urinate from sleep can often occur after pregnancy.

Is urinary incontinence seen after cesarean section?

Urinary incontinence can also be seen after cesarean section, although it is much less than in normal delivery. However, this is usually due to weakening of the bladder, bladder and pelvic muscles experienced during pregnancy. It is not as severe as in normal birth.

How is urinary incontinence treated after birth?

It is normal for urinary incontinence to last 4-6 weeks after birth. This is called puerperal urinary incontinence. After this process, if the problems continue or even worsen, a doctor should be consulted. After listening to your doctor’s history, he or she will do some tests and recommend treatments for the problem.

If there is an infection, it can be treated with antibiotic treatment, if it can be resolved with exercises, with exercise advice, and if the situation is a little more advanced, it can be treated with minor surgical interventions.

How can you deal with urinary incontinence after giving birth?

  • Kegel exercises, since the most useful methods in this regard. By starting these exercises that strengthen the pelvic muscles during pregnancy, you can both help you have an easy birth and cope with the problem of urinary incontinence.
  • Excess weight triggers urinary incontinence. Therefore, if more weight is gained than it should be during pregnancy, losing these weights can cope with the problem of urinary incontinence.
  • Lifting puts pressure on the bladder and groin. That’s why you shouldn’t lift heavy loads to avoid urinary incontinence.
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