Problems of pelvic support after childbirth

After having a child, almost 50% of women have some degree of descent or shedding of pelvic organ (proplapso) In some cases these problems have mild symptoms or have no symptoms


The vagina, cervix, uterus, bladder, urethra, small intestine and rectum are kept in place thanks to the muscles of the pelvic floor and supported by several layers of connective tissue called fascia.


In the event of a prolapse of the pelvic organs, the woman may feel a mass of tissue inside the vagina or may be detected by her doctor during a routine examination. Symptoms vary from mild to intense.



Among the most common symptoms mentioned by The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the following stand out:
- Sensation of heaviness of the pelvic area.

-Big in the vagina.

- Organs that protrude from the vagina.
- Stretching, painful sensation or pressure in the area below the abdomen or pelvis.
- Pain in the back side of the back.
- Urinary incontinence or difficulty with bowel movements.
- Sexual difficulties
- Problems for the introduction of tampons or applicators.
- Pelvic pressure that gets worse when standing, an object is lifted, when coughing or during the course of the day.


Before any doubt or suspicion it is necessary to go to the doctor so that it makes an opportune diagnosis and prescribes the suitable treatment.

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