Tag: tearing

  • Perineal Tears, To Stitch Or Not To Stitch?

    Perineal Tears, To Stitch Or Not To Stitch?

    When it comes to discussing perineal tears, there seems to be so much misinformation, so let’s chat. First of all, we must touch on the fact that there a several different degrees of tears. An intact layout of the exterior genitalia, as a baby crowns. First degree Second degree Third degree Fourth degree WHY do […]

  • Which is safer, Hospital or Home birth?

    Which is safer, Hospital or Home birth?

    This morning, someone told me hospital birth was safer than birth at home. I thought that was an interesting, yet scientifically unsupported, claim! As I am fully aware of the safety of home birth, I personally only had information on unassisted birth, so I began to look for credible studies with certified midwife assisted birth! […]