Sentence Examples


  • If there is only a small bit of repair work to be done on your perineum due to tearing or an episiotomy, you can wait until it is complete before breastfeeding your baby.
  • Episiotomy-An incision made in the perineum (the area between the vulva and the anus) during labor to assist in delivery and to avoid abnormal tearing of the perineum.
  • Less common symptoms include prolonged headache, fever, and pain and swelling of the scrotum, scalp, eyelids, lips, ears, backs of the hands and feet, and perineum.
  • The chance of an episiotomy is decreased because the water softens the tissues surrounding the perineum, making them more pliable and able to stretch.
  • As your pregnancy continues, the blood flow to your cervix, vagina, and perineum increases and tiny capillaries may burst during intercourse.