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Possible risks of episiotomy

WHO recommends episiotomy only in cases where it is absolutely necessary and not routinely, as it is not always a benefit.

It is up to the physician to assess whether making the incision is more beneficial than risky in determining whether it is really necessary.

Some of the possible complications or risks are the following: lesions in the fetus, greater bleeding during delivery, wound infection, urinary and/or fecal incontinence, subsequent pain during sexual intercourse, complications during recovery...

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By BSc, MSc (embryologist), MD, MSc (gynecologist), BSc, MSc (embryologist) and (invitra staff).
Last Update: 09/25/2019