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how to minimize discomfort and pain relief

Episiotomy: how to minimize discomfort and pain relief?

The episiotomy is an incision in the perineum, skin and muscle between the vagina and anus to enlarge the opening and allow the baby out more easily. Generally it does not generate healing complications, but may take a few weeks. A good tip to ease the discomfort is to apply ice to the area immediately after delivery.