The focus of the group is on biomechanics of vaginal birth and its consequences on the maternal birth canal, including visible birth tears, pelvic floor trauma and abdominal wall muscles disorders (diastasis recti). The main topic of research is hereby the prevention of such trauma and disorders with the improvement and quality control of obstetric care.
Another focus of the group is to generate profound knowledge on (elite) sports during pregnancy and postpartum, especially about its safety for the mother and the child.
Vaginal birth, birth canal, birth tears, pelvic floor trauma, levator avulsion, diastasis recti, prevention, sports and pregnancy, elite sports, sports and postpartum
Dr. med. Jana Birri, Oberärztin Klinik für Geburtshilfe
Dr. med. Anne Richter, Oberärztin Klinik für Geburtshilfe