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perineal massage..

did you do this before birthing your son/daughter.. if so, did it help prevent tearing? any input would be appreciated.. oh and on another note.. i read you can do this on your own, but im thinking to myself, (with short arms and a big belly) how the hell am i supposed to reach.. LOL! i guess my SO will have to help me... hahaha thanks

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Asked by 1sttimemom2011 at 1:54 PM on Feb. 1, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • Hmmm.. I didn't,... not sure I've really heard of anyone doing it but hey, worth a try -

    Answer by maxsmom11807 at 1:58 PM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • I've never heard of anyone doing this either.

    Answer by worriedmommy600 at 1:59 PM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • i have never had that conversation with anybody, but i have read that it works! and if you have hubby do it, it could turn out to be fun! LOL!!

    Answer by itzmyzoo at 1:59 PM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • If it's gonna prevent tearing I'd give it at try. No one wants stitches down, they are not fun. GL!

    Answer by myree85 at 4:24 PM on Feb. 1, 2011

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