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Episiotomy: CUT IT OUT!

Posted on: July 18, 2018 | Doula, Labor & Birth

The E word can make a grown woman cross her legs and cringe in revulsion. Pregnant women are often terrified of it. And with good reason. We’re talking about episiotomy.

An episiotomy is a surgical cut to the delicate tissues between the vaginal opening and the anus. They are performed during childbirth when more space is needed to safely deliver a baby. read more…