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What is Episiotomy?

What is Episiotomy?

Providing information about the episiotomy method, which means surgical incision episiotomy to help the baby to come out easier Gynecology and Obstetrics Specialist Assoc. Dr. View Cem's Full Profile “Episiotomy should be routinely performed almost every first birth, preferably second birth,” he says.

: Can you briefly explain the episiotomy method?
Assoc. Dr. View Cem's Full Profile Episiotomy allows the baby to leave the vagina more easily without trauma to prevent uncontrolled tearing of the pelvic floor muscles. incision made by the vagina at the appropriate time.

: What are the conditions that require an episiotomy?
Assoc. Dr. View Cem's Full Profile Episiotomy should be performed routinely in almost every first birth, preferably in second births.

: Is episiotomy a viable method in every patient?
Assoc. Dr. View Cem's Full Profile Yeah. Episiotomy can be performed in any patient.

: Can this method be applied during births other than normal (such as breech presentation)?
Assoc. Dr. View Cem's Full Profile Yes, it should definitely be done especially in the breech arrivals.

: What are the advantages of episiotomy for mother and baby?
Assoc. Dr. View Cem's Full Profile There are many advantages such as shortening the last stage of labor, decreasing the rate of trauma, preventing uncontrolled rupture of the vaginal muscles and creating a repairable incision.

: What are the negative conditions that may occur during the application?
Assoc. Dr. View Cem's Full Profile Episiotomies opened in the midline may extend to the anus if blood is not well controlled.

: What are the difficulties faced by the patients during the postpartum period after episiotomy?
Assoc. Dr. View Cem's Full Profile Large ones may have difficulties in sitting and getting up.

: Is there any scar after episiotomy?
Assoc. Dr. View Cem's Full Profile Depending on the sewing technique and subsequent maintenance, it can often be traced like a little rope.