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Title: Emptying your bladder after birth (PDF file) (Links to English resource)
Summary: After the birth of your baby, you may have difficulty emptying your bladder or have changes to the normal urge to pass urine. If the bladder is not emptying properly then the urine that is left behind can build up over time, this is known as Urinary Retention.
Organisation: Royal Women's Hospital
Publishing date: August 2020
Last reviewed: August 2020
Target audience: Women
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