Navigation Links
Strong Pelvic Muscles Found To Facilitate Childbirth

Researchers now say strong pelvic floor muscles may actually facilitate labor, thereby challenging the myth that strong pelvic floor muscles obstruct labor.//

Previous studies have shown pregnant women who exercise their pelvic floor muscles can prevent urinary incontinence. A recent study done consisted of 301 healthy first-time pregnant women. Half of the women took part in an intensive pelvic floor muscle training program between the 20th and 36th week of pregnancy. These women trained for 60 minutes once a week with a physiotherapist and were advised to perform eight to 12 intense contractions twice a day on their own. The other half of the sample served as the control.

Researchers looked at the length of the second stage of labor, measured by the time of active pushing, and the number of prolonged deliveries, which were defined as longer than 60 minutes of active pushing. Thirty-eight percent of the women in the control group had a prolonged delivery compared to just 24 percent in the training group.

However, there was no significant difference in the length of the second stage of labor between the two groups, 40 minutes compared to 45 minutes. Thus researchers conclude that even though these results have borderline significance, they show that intensive training of the pelvic floor muscles during pregnancy facilitates rather than obstructs labor, as well as improves control and flexibility of muscles.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Strong pain killers likely to cause miscarriage
2. Stronger Backing for Drug-Coated Stents
3. ‘Protein’ Produced By Overstressed Heart Muscle a Strong Indicator Of Heart Diseae
4. Strong link between Skin Allergies and Cancer !!
5. Strong possibility of delaying the progress of Alzheimer’s exist
6. Strong emotions can cause heart problems
7. Strong Magnetic Stimulation Can Help Treating Severe Depression
8. Calcium and Protein Equals Strong Bones
9. Want Strong Bones: Exercise And Eat Right!
10. Health Care Ties To Get Stronger Between India And Britain
11. Strong Link Between Obesity, Diabetes And Periodontal Disease
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/14/2019)... N.J. (PRWEB) , ... June 14, 2019 , ... FL Top Docs is proud to present the following recently reviewed and approved providers for May ... Dietrick , BREAST SURGERY, Dr. Debbie Berlin ... Khan , Dr. Christopher J. Pastore , Dr. Yamilet Tirado ...
(Date:6/13/2019)... ... ... painful, inflammatory disease that occurs when tissue grows outside of the uterus. The symptoms of ... , Irregular menstruation , Severe cramps , Back pain ... treatment protocols in dealing with the symptoms of endometriosis. In the past, a total hysterectomy, ...
(Date:6/13/2019)... (PRWEB) , ... June 13, 2019 , ... Women’s Excellence in Obstetrics and Gynecology specializes ... conditions, some that may be difficult to diagnosis. Women’s Excellence handles routine and complicated ... cysts , Endometriosis , Heavy periods , Adhesions (scar ...
(Date:6/13/2019)... ... June 13, 2019 , ... In Partnership with the ... for low-income, underinsured individuals at its Mesquite, TX office on July 13th. , Dental ... cleanings and extractions . For more information, please visit the Monarch ...
(Date:6/13/2019)... ... , ... Hard money lenders like Monroe Funding Corporation are able to respond ... provided quickly. If the documentation and collateral are immediately available, it’s possible to receive ... oversight involved with a traditional lender, which allows loans to be customized and adjusted ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/12/2019)... ... June 12, 2019 , ... Through their Sidewalk Angels Foundation (SWA), Marisol ... importance of protecting your entire family from Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. We are ... fur we have. , Through this partnership SWA and GLA look to raise ...
(Date:6/11/2019)... ... , ... Today NASH kNOWledge hosted a Liver Disease Information ... Steatohepatitis (NASH) Day, a global effort in the fight against NASH. Community leaders ... what they can do to help. The event also included a pre-screening of ...
(Date:6/11/2019)... China, and SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) , ... June ... ... and fully integrated global Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) serving the global ... announced the appointment of Wei Chen, Ph.D as the company's new Chief Executive ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: