Perineal massage involves gently stretching this area to minimize tearing or reduce need for episiotomy during childbirth. ***Start doing the massage at about 34 weeks and perform it for 10 minutes daily.
How to Do Perineal Massage. This wikiHow teaches you how to do perineal massage, which helps to relax and soften the perineum, the area between the vagina and the rectum. Perineal massage is often done late in pregnancy to help prevent.
Labor Massage Oil is a wonderfully light oil which is great for use during labor. It contains clary sage and lavender both which are great during labor. A great addition to your doula bag or hospital bag.
Perineum “Massage” (10 Steps to Prepare the Perineum for Birth)
Great list of VBAC success stories! And it's broken down by whether or not they were induced, had an epidural, were home births, were after 40 weeks, and so on! So helpful for pregnant women who want to have a vaginal birth after a C-section!
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