Managing postpartum urinary incontinence

A pelvic floor physical therapist discusses the most effective, evidence-based strategies to manage postpartum urinary incontinence.

Instructor

Annemarie Everett, PT, DPT, WCS

Duration

Approx. 30 minutes

Price

$25.00

Category

Parental Health

Overview

Urinary incontinence (leaking) is both a common and normal experience in the postpartum chapter - and there's a lot you can do about it! Learn the foundations of bladder and pelvic floor functions, understand the types of urinary incontinence, and most importantly learn the most effective, evidence-based strategies to live, work, and play more comfortably!


Annemarie Everett is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and board certified Women's Health Clinical Specialist. A full time clinician and co-founder of POPUp: An Uplifting Resource (an educational resource for people with pelvic organ prolapse), she is dedicated to making expert, evidence-based, compassionate, and positive care available to all people with pelvic health concerns.

What you will learn

  • The common types of urinary incontinence (UI)
  • Basics of bladder and pelvic floor muscle function
  • Effects of pregnancy and vaginal delivery on the pelvic floor
  • Prevalence of and risk factors for different types of UI
  • Dietary interventions for UI
  • Behavioral interventions for UI
  • Pelvic floor muscle training for UI

Intended audience

Pregnant and new mothers.

Terms and conditions

Unlimited access for 180 days from the date of purchase. Please visit the Terms of Use for details.

Disclaimer: The content of this course is educational in nature and does not replace seeing a pelvic health therapist for in-person assessment and treatment.