Around 85% of mothers experience perineal trauma during labor. Effects include pain, discomfort, dyspareunia, increased risk of infection, urinary and fecal incontinence, and weakened pelvic floor muscles. The purpose of this study is to determine the best method of practice to prevent perineal trauma related to vaginal delivery of a fetus.
Johnson, Kaela and VanderHart, Claire, "Preventing Perineal Trauma During Labor" (2012). Pharmacy and Nursing Student Research and Evidence-Based Medicine Poster Session. 41.
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