Childbirth and labour can cause the organs and muscles in a woman’s pelvic region to weaken or loosen up, leading to a loss of urinary control. For most women, this is 100% reversible.
It is best to prepare a checklist of items that are most needed and pack them in advance. After birth, mothers may have to tend to the baby, so forgetting an important item can make things tough.
Hormone problems due to menopause, pregnancies, changes in the menstrual cycle, hysterectomies or hormone replacement therapy can cause urinary incontinence in women. Here's how.