Episode 53 Tears and Stitches
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
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