Urinary incontinence more prevalent after vaginal delivery

Women who deliver their babies vaginally have a greater chance of developing urinary incontinence than women who have caesarean births, says a Swedish study. The study also found that the incidence of urinary incontinence in women who delivered vaginally almost tripled after ten years when compared to women with C-sections.

Source: University of Gothenburg (2012, March 25). Incontinence 20 years after childbirth three times more common after vaginal delivery. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 4, 2012, from http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/03/120325102613.htm

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