Avoid an episiotomy

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How can I reduce the likelihood of receiving an episiotomy?

Avoid an episiotomy

Warm compresses, perineal massage, support of the perineum, and a slow delivery can eliminate the need for an episiotomy in nearly all births.

   

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6/20/2007 1:31:10 PM
Lisa Marsolais said:

While giving birth to my 4th child - (10lbs) the nurses had a constant rub of mineral oil going ...& it worked like I charm, I stretched how God inteneded & no episiotomy, no tearing.




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