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Changes in Bowel Control at Childbirth

Easy Read Format. Many women develop bowel control problems during or after pregnancy. Changes can occur in muscles and nerves that control the ability to hold in gas, urine, or stool. These problems may begin right away or years after delivery. This article reviews causes, ways to improve bowel control, and tips on finding help. Also available offline as a glossy color brochure (3.5" x 8.5"). Contact IFFGD for details.

This publication is also available in Spanish. Go»

Topics: Bowel urgency, Brochure, Fact Sheet, Incontinence, Pelvic floor disorders

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