How to use Perineum in a sentence
The male urethra begins at the bladder and runs through the prostate and perineum to the penis, which it traverses as far as the tip. It is divided into a prostatic, membranous and spongy part, and is altogether about 8 inches in length.
I've found some very interesting info on how midwifes believe now that massaging the perineum can increase the risk of tearing.
The baby advanced well and Jane beautifully birthed her 11 lb 12 oz baby girl into my arms with an intact perineum.
It fills the lower vagina and stretches the perineum (the tissues between the vagina and the rectum).
Less common symptoms include prolonged headache, fever, and pain and swelling of the scrotum, scalp, eyelids, lips, ears, backs of the hands and feet, and perineum.Advertisement
As your pregnancy continues, the blood flow to your cervix, vagina, and perineum increases and tiny capillaries may burst during intercourse.
These injections numb the vagina and perineum.
Perineal blocks are injections around the vaginal opening and numb the perineum.
If there is only a small bit of repair work to be done on your perineum due to tearing or an episiotomy, you can wait until it is complete before breastfeeding your baby.
Many practitioners argue that it is better to cut the perineum than to let it tear.Advertisement
Instead, the perineum can be massaged and gently stretched to prevent tearing as the baby's head crowns.
Some doctors feel thongs increase the risk for yeast infections since the fabric rides close to the perineum.
She wanted to be able to protect my perineum, which I learned had not one, but two scars from the previous episiotomy.
Nature is concerned with the survival of species not the state of an individual woman's perineum.
AromaMum's perineum Oil is a 100% natural, preservative free oil to prepare and soften the perineum before giving birth.Advertisement
We have a great blend for sore perineum 's, after the birth, of lavendar and cypress oils.
The chance of an episiotomy is decreased because the water softens the tissues surrounding the perineum, making them more pliable and able to stretch.