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Presentation Information

Heather Pierce

Pelvic floor health: pregnancy, birth and beyond

  • Speaker: Heather Pierce , BMid(Hns) BAppSc(Pty) PhD Candidate
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  • Duration: 60 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 ACM CPD, 1 ACNM CEU, 0.1 Midwifery CEU

Knowledge of pelvic floor health is important for the optimal care of women during pregnancy, birth and in the postpartum period, and for nurses’ and midwives’ self-care. This presentation will outline what pelvic floor health is, the major risk factors for dysfunction and evidence-based recommendations for the prevention and management of symptoms.