During pregnancy, women undergo various problems. Most widespread problem faced by women is pelvic floor muscle weakness. Kegel exercises are recommended treatment option for strengthening the pelvic floor muscles. The aim of this study was to evaluate the knowledge, attitude and practice related to Kegel exercises among gynecologists. A cross-sectional KAP survey was conducted on 159 gynecologists selected from District Head Quarter (DHQ) hospital Gujranwala and Jinnah hospital Lahore during March to August 2022 through non-probability convenient sampling. Data were collected by using a validated questionnaire. Using of SPSS software version 24, data were entered and analyzed. Out of total, 130(81.70%) including gynecologists belongs to the age <40 years, and 75(47.20%) had <5 year experience and 70(44%) had MBBS degree only. Out of the total (n=159), 144 (90.6%) respondents had good knowledge and 87(54.7%) with positive attitude. Regarding practice 106(66.70%) were moderately whereas only 3 (1.9%) strongly recommend Kegel exercises during pregnancy to the women. Although the gynecologists had sufficient knowledge with positive attitude however practice to recommend about Kegel exercise was very low.
Keywords: Kegel exercise, knowledge, attitude, practice, gynecologists