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Degrees of Perineal Tearing in Childbirth


A sick woman patient in bed at the hospital suffering from pain. Contractions and childbirth.

Childbirth can feel like heading into the great unknown. There are so many options, preferences, and expectations to consider. Birth positions, pain management, medical interventions, skin-to-skin, enemas, and the seemingly inevitable perineal tear. What if I have a 1st-degree perineal tear, 2nd-degree perineal tear, 3rd-degree perineal tear, or even a 4th-degree perineal tear? The most […]

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