Pregnancy Concerns

Bladder Issues in Pregnancy

Common during months:

 

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2

 

 

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9

 

Why This Happens

The pressure of your growing uterus and a heightened metabolic rate cause increased frequency of urination. For some women, the increased weight of the uterus stressed the pelvic floor muscle causing incontinence.

The progesterone that is working to ensure you stay pregnant relaxes smooth muscle (like that of your urinary tract). This can increase your chances of developing a urinary tract infection, bladder infection and kidney infection.

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