The patient-focused book entitled Pelvic Floor Health: Your Guide to Pregnancy and Postpartum Care is now available in paperback and e-book!
This book will provide patients with answers to important pelvic floor-related questions, help prepare them for the expected and unexpected, and present a list of invaluable tips and resources. After reading, patients will become not only familiar with possible pelvic floor specific issues but also solutions to recovery (such as physical therapy exercises) for pelvic rehabilitation.
The topics below are discussed in Pelvic Floor Health: Your Guide to Pregnancy and Postpartum Care. Check out a preview of the book here.
Chapter 1: Common Questions About Pelvic Floor Problems
Chapter 2: Pelvic Floor Health During Pregnancy
Chapter 3: Preparing for Delivery
Chapter 4: Pelvic Floor Postpartum Care
Chapter 5: Postpartum Exercise With the Pelvic Floor in Mind
Chapter 6: Postpartum Changes
Chapter 7: Postpartum Pelvic, Bladder, and Bowel Symptoms
Chapter 8: Considerations for Future Childbirth
Writing Group Authors: Linda Brubaker, MD (Chair); Joan Blomquist, MD; Olivia Cardenas-Trowers, MD; Colleen Fitzgerald, MD; Yvette LaCoursiere, MD; Christina Lewicky-Gaupp, MD; Jessica McKinney, PT, DScPT, MS; Melanie Meister, MD; Kate Meriwether, MD; Ingrid Nygaard, MD; Megan Schimpf, MD; and Elisa Trowbridge, MD.
Thank you to these societies for their support!