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01/05/2013 at 19:44
At my consultants appointment today, the consultant spoke to me about the "reconstructive surgery" (ie designer vagina) I had after I had C and said that I could still have a vaginal delivery however could ask for an experienced midwife and a hands on labour. The first is clear to me but what the hell is a hands on labour???
Can any one shed any light??
01/05/2013 at 20:13
Presume one were the Mw will be with you the whole time rather than leaving you to it?
01/05/2013 at 20:16
Is it where the MW supports your perineum while you push? I think some believe it helps prevent tearing.
01/05/2013 at 20:22
Saisi.....I think you have it xx That would make sense in my situation.
01/05/2013 at 21:20
I had that, still managed to get a 2nd degree tear, although I didn't feel it!
01/05/2013 at 21:21
Yep Saisi's right, it's a midwife supporting your perineum as the head crowns xx
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