Methods not preventing anal sphincter tears:

  • Perineal massage before delivery

 

  • To smear the perineum with unsalted butter, olive oil or other kinds of oils during pregnancy

 

  • To deliver at home in a calm and safe environment
 
  • Keep smiling during delivery, especially while pushing 

 

  • Deliver your baby in water

 

  • To practice bellydance

 

  • Use EpiNo® or Aniball

 

  • To avoid a cut in the perineum


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