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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