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Episode 53 Tears and Stitches

Episode 53 Tears and Stitches

Update: 2021-04-23
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Today I am talking about perineal tears, episiotomy and the stitches you may need with a vaginal birth as well as how you might prevent a more serious tear.
Find out more:
Perineal tears during childbirth – Poster (rcog.org.uk)
Care of a third- or fourth-degree tear that occurred during childbirth (also known as obstetric anal sphincter injury – OASI) (rcog.org.uk)
Perineal Healing | POGP (thepogp.co.uk)Perineal techniques during the second stage of labour for reducing perineal trauma | Cochrane
https://www.nhs.uk/pregnancy/labour-and-birth/what-happens/episiotomy-and-perineal-tears/#preventing-a-perineal-tear
https://www.rcog.org.uk/en/patients/tears/episiotomy/

You can find out more about me on Twitter @FWmaternity & @TheObsPod as well as Instagram @TheObsPod please check out #MatExp matexp.org.uk for ideas about how to improve maternity experience.
 
  My beautiful artwork is thank to Anna Geyer www.newpossibilities.co.uk

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Episode 53 Tears and Stitches

Episode 53 Tears and Stitches

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