j-shaped episiotomy

Types of Episiotomies

There are many types of episiotomies and if you need one, the method used on you will depend on the situation and your doctor’s preferences. Episiotomies differ in the direction and depth of the incision, but all are approximately 2½ cm. long. The 4 possible directions are: A median/midline incision: the perineum is cut directly […]

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