Research finds that episiotomies may help reduce tearing in assisted births

A new study, co-authored by Giulia Muraca, suggests that episiotomy may be key to reducing vaginal and anal tearing during births assisted by forceps or vacuums.

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Episiotomy may help reduce severe tears in deliveries involving forceps, vacuums, study shows | The Globe and Mail

Episiotomies Reduce Vaginal And Anal Tearing In Assisted Births: Study | The Huffington Post

Study finds episiotomies reduce severe tearing risks in assisted births | CTV News

Move away from episiotomies in childbirth is hurting some women, says UBC-led study | Vancouver Sun

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