In this article I would like to share two podcast episodes on the evidence on perineal massage to prevent tears during birth. The first one will be about prenatal perineal massage, the second one is about perineal massage during labor.
The evidence on prenatal perineal massage for preventing tears in childbirth with Dr. Rebecca Dekker. Evidence Based Birth Podcast, episode 216 #
The evidence on perineal massage during labor with Dr. Rebecca Dekker. Evidence Based Birth Podcast, episode 218 #
Related resources #
You can find more information about the episodes, a transcript of the podcasts, and the research articles discussed at https://evidencebasedbirth.com/the-evidence-on-prenatal-perineal-massage-for-preventing-tears-in-childbirth-with-dr-rebecca-dekker/ and https://evidencebasedbirth.com/the-evidence-on-perineal-massage-during-labor-with-dr-rebecca-dekker/.