Tag Archives: perineum

The Perineal ‘Bundle’ and Midwifery

I’ve tried to avoid tackling this issue for months now but it won’t go away. It seems that the ‘bundle’ is one of the main topics of concern amongst midwives and students at the moment. So here goes – my … Continue reading

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Perineal Protectors?

Updated: March 2017 Perineal tearing and/or grazing is common during birth. Two thirds of women will sustain damage to their perineum during birth (AIHW 2012). You can find out more about types/grading of perineal trauma here.┬áThis post will discuss ‘protecting … Continue reading

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