Ouch. We realize neither sound like a good idea, but which is better during birth: to cut or tear? Read more about the pros and cons of episiotomies.
Episiotomies: An Overview An overview of episiotomies, prevention, research, and pain relief afterwards.
How to Handle... Caring for An Episiotomy How to heal from an episiotomy? We asked a veteran mom, a birth expert, and a team of obstetricians for the down-low on how to handle caring for a ...
Episiotomies Dr. DiLeo explains the episiotomy procedure and the factors surrounding the decision to perform one.
Episiotomies: Not So Routine Any More Many obstetricians are finding that the episiotomy procedure, previously considered routine, may increase the risk of infection, blood ...
Q&A: I am 24 weeks pregnant with my first baby and I'm having some anxiety about episiotomies.
Q&A: I had an episiotomy and now I'm concerned about vaginal discharge.
Q&A: My husband found that episiotomies can cause sexual dysfunction, but we don't know what kind.
Q&A: With my last baby I had a midline episiotomy, but still tore badly and have concerns about my next delivery.