How to Care for an Episiotomy Postpartum?

Answer A common practice during the delivery process, an episiotomy is a small incision made in the perineum - the area between the vaginal and anal openings - to ensure there is ample room to deliver the... Read More »

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How to Care for Hemorrhoids Postpartum?

Pregnant women are prone to developing certain physical ailments in the latter weeks of pregnancy. Among these are hemorrhoids, varicose veins in the rectal area that protrude and cause pain, prima... Read More »

How to Care for Anal Fissures Postpartum?

Sometimes late in a pregnancy, as well as postpartum, a woman can experience constipation caused by the increased weight of the baby on her rectum. And often with constipation come hemorrhoids and ... Read More »

Does every woman need to have an episiotomy?

Definitely not. An episiotomy makes it easier for the doc, but sometimes much tougher for you and your recovery! When we had our first baby, we discussed with the doctor our desire to NOT get an ep... Read More »

What is episiotomy and its indication?

An episiotomy occurs when an incision is made in the premium during childbirth to enlarge the birth canal. It is less commonly practiced in Europe than in the United States and Canada. It has been ... Read More »