Pelvic organ prolapse is often related to stretching and pressure during pregnancy, labor, and childbirth. It is rare in women who have never had children. Pelvic organ prolapse most often appears during menopause, as pelvic tissues damaged during childbe
Changes in habits (behavioral methods) and exercise are often used first to treat urinary incontinence because they do not involve surgery, have no serious side effects, can be done at home, and do not limit future treatment options.
Urinary incontinence may be treated with medications. However in many cases, treatment with behavioral methods (for urge incontinence) and Kegel exercises (for stress incontinence) are tried before medications.