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J.T. asks from Phoenix

I am trying to make a birth plan and I don't know what to think of getting an episiotomy..... Did you get one? Are they a good idea? Am I going to rip and if so is it...



A.P. asks from Portland

I had my 8.6 pound son vaginally 15 months ago. I had an episiotomy and afterwards it took me around 10 weeks to heal and wasn't healing right at first even though I ...


Episiotomy Information

S.C. asks from Chicago

Looking for the pros and cons of having a episiotomy Do most Dr's still do this?


Episiotomy Care

P.Y. asks from Houston

Hi Moms! I had my baby 8 weeks ago and had a 2nd degree episiotomy. I had a good checkup at my 6 week postpartum appointment but still have some healing to do. Is ...



J.M. asks from Canton

Sorry this is personal, but I'm kind of freaking out. I had my daughter 17 days ago. I was fine, then started hurting whenever I sat down - a shooting pain. I have...


Episiotomy with First, Experience with 2Nd?

K.L. asks from Savannah

I had a minor episiotomy with my first born. It really was not a big deal for me . . . made it so much easier to deliver and the recovery was really a breeze compare...


Episiotomy - Yay or Nay?

E.C. asks from Minneapolis

I am currently 21 weeks pregnant with my first child. Lately I have begun thinking a lot about the actual birth of our baby and I need your advice. I am wondering wha...


Level 4 Episiotomy........

S.D. asks from Detroit

I had a level 4 episiotomy during labor with my last pregnancy. Without exaggeration it was a horrible healing process that took over 9 months to completely heal. M...


Will I Need an Episiotomy?

K.B. asks from Raleigh

Hello all! I am pregnant with my second child and I am nervous about needing an episiotomy during childbirth. I did have one with my son because his heart rate was ...


Recovery Time After Episiotomy

S.B. asks from Los Angeles

I had an episiotomy while delivering my little boy 15 days ago. I still have some pain, itching, and ALOT of burning while urinating. Is this normal after 2 weeks? ...