Possibly TMI…pregnancy and the perineum massage

posted 11 months ago in Pregnancy
Post # 31
6426 posts
Bee Keeper

Elizabeth Johnston :  thank you for sharing the details! Very helpful indeed. I’ve already warned my husband this will be his job!

Post # 32
1186 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

I had a big baby (10lbs 6oz) with an average sized head (50-70%) and I had a second degree tear on the bottom and a few grazes.  I didn’t have any pain in recovery, but needed the grazes cauterized at my 6 and 12 week postpartum appt because they wouldn’t heal and hurt during sex.  I am terrible at remembering to do kegals and have a smidge of incontinance when I sneeze with a full bladder.  So annoying!!  Not sure how much the massage would have helped.

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