Risk factors for urinary incontinence (UI) in primiparous women before, during and after pregnancy: early findings from the MAMMI (Maternal health And Maternal Morbidity in Ireland) study UI strand

Deirdre Daly

Trinity College Dublin

Déirdre is an Assistant Professor in Midwifery in Trinity College Dublin (0.5 WTE) and Project Manager for the OptiBIRTH project (0.5 WTE) ( http://www.optibirth.eu/optibirth/).She has been a midwife since 1984 and held posts as a midwife and midwifery manager, midwife teacher and Principal Midwife Teacher. Déirdre has just completed her PhD on the MAMMI (Maternal health And maternal Morbidity in Ireland) study (http://www.mammi.ie/).


Context and background: Urinary incontinence (UI) affects up to one in three women postpartum, but prevalence and risk factors are unknown in the Irish setting. Aim: To identify the prevalence and risk factors for UI in... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Deirdre Daly (Trinity College Dublin)
  2. Mike Clarke (Queen's University, Belfast)
  3. Cecily Begley (Trinity College Dublin)

Topic Area

Maternity care and women's health


OS-2D » OS-2 Midwifery (11:50 - Monday, 30th March, seminar room 4)

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