episiotomy is a surgical cut or incision made between the vagina and anus to facilitate the baby's exit during the third stage of labor, especially in complicated cases that can cause a tear in the vaginal area.
By Andrea Rodrigo B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Lydia Pilar Suárez M.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Romina Packan (invitra staff).
Last Update: 09/25/2019