Recovery from pelvic floor dysfunction symptoms in the postpartum is associated with the duration of the second stage of labor.

Affiliation

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, affiliated with the Hebrew University Medical School of Jerusalem, 12 Bayit Street, 91031, Jerusalem, Israel. [Email]

Abstract

Pregnancy and labor are known risk factors for pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD). Yet not much is known regarding recovery from PFD. We hypothesized that the recovery from PFD during the postpartum period would be associated with the duration of the second stage of labor (SSL).

Keywords

Colorectal and anal distress,In pregnancy,Pelvic Floor Distress Inventory,Pelvic floor dysfunction,Postpartum,Second stage of labor,