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Perineal tear advice sheet
What is this leaflet about?
This leaflet is meant to supplement the advice and support given by your doctors and midwives. It explains the different type of tears and gives aftercare advice.
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Who produced this leaflet?
Midwifery Management Team
Further Information
  • Pelvic floor muscle exercises (for women)
  • A Third- or fourth-degree tear during birth (also known as obstetric anal sphincter injury (OASI))