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Interventions for the prevention of urinary incontinence during prenatal care: an integrative review

Karine de Castro Bezerra, Suzy Ramos Rocha, Mônica Oliveira Batista Oriá, Camila Teixeira Moreira Vasconcelos, Dayana Maia Sabóia, Tamires Daianny Araújo de Oliveira

Abstract


Aim: to evaluate the evidence available in literature on interventions to  prevent  urinary  incontinence  in  pregnant  women  during  prenatal  care.  Method:  an integrative literature review (RI) conducted in October 2014 using the LILACS, MEDLINE, CINAHL, and Cochrane databases. Eleven articles were included in the sample. Results: All of the articles were published in English; seven of them were identified in the PubMed database,  and  four  in  Cochrane.  Most  of  this  work  used  cognitive  and  behavioral interventions,  with  the  training  of  the  musculature  of  the  pelvic  floor  as  a  main treatment   for   preventing   and   treating   urinary   incontinence   during   pregnancy. Conclusion: the results can work jointly to improve  the care of women during pregnancy and childbirth.

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Health Sciences; Nursing; Interventions.

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