Ditte Gommesen

GynZone Live proudly presents:
Midwife PhD Ditte Gommesen

Vaginal Birth and Perineal Trauma: Risk for incontinence 12 months after birth Presenting her cohort studies investigating the function of the pelvic floor during pregnancy and after vaginal birth in a large group of primiparous women.

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GynZone Live Expert: Ditte Gommesen

Ditte Gommesen is an expert within research in relation to healing after perineal trauma.
In 2019 she wrote a PhD, conducting a series of cohort studies investigating the function of the pelvic floor during pregnancy and after vaginal birth in a large group of primiparous women.

Watch the webinar recording here

This presentation will contain topics such as:

  • The female pelvic floor, normal function, and anatomy
  • How do we measure the function of the pelvic floor?
  • Does a 2nd-degree perineal trauma affect continence after birth?
  • Does a 3rd-degree perineal trauma affect continence after birth?
  • Does a 4th-degree perineal trauma affect continence after birth?
  • Does an episiotomy affect continence after birth?

Link to research: https://portal.findresearcher.sdu.dk/da/publications/obstetric-perineal-rupturesrisk-of-anal-incontinence-among-primip