Regular Exercisers Have Stronger Pelvic Floor Muscles Than Nonregular Exercisers at Midpregnancy

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Abstract

(Abstracted from Am J Obstet Gynecol 2018;218:427.e1–427.e5)

Clinicians encourage all healthy pregnant women to be physically active throughout pregnancy. Specific recommendations include participation in at least 30 minutes of aerobic activity most days of the week, strength training of the major muscle groups 2 to 3 days per week, and pelvic floor muscle (PFM) training.

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