The List – November 2017
“Urinary incontinence can happen [to many new moms],” Dr. Ronald D. Blatt, the chief surgeon and medical director of the Manhattan Center for Vaginal Surgery, told me in an interview. So if you find yourself running to the restroom more often than you used to, this is why. “Childbirth weakens the pelvic floor muscles, which causes this. This will generally correct itself within a year,” he said.