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Will my bladder problems end after I deliver the baby?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Medicine
After pregnancy, bladder control problems may linger because the muscles and nerves of your pelvic floor have been weakened. Bladder control problems may continue for a while, or they may develop years later. Talk to your doctor about treatment options.

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