It reduces the risk of trauma to the area at the time of delivery, perineum is a type of massage helps to increase flexibility. As a midwife, I will get when they do, they go to the hospital to give birth to my office that teach women attending maternal education courses should be interpreted. During the lockout, a typical baby’s head to facilitate the departure, perineum (located between the vagina and anus of anatomical parts) brings the most to grow. At that time, tears or cuts, such as they may be in the area of trauma. Regular practice of perineal massage from 32 weeks gestation to reduce the risk of injuries and instrumental delivery. Let’s see what is the benefits of Perineal massage.
How to do it step by step
• The first thing is to wash your hands and not in a comfortable room. You become familiar with the look and the perineum can use a mirror. I recommend making art after a hot shower. Semi-sitting or squatting posture is correct, but what matters is that you find comfortable.
• Using the thumb and self-massage; It takes your partner, you better use your fingers and heart rate. With natural oil or a water-based lubricant to lubricate your fingers; Fragrance oils, whether for children, or do not use petroleum.
• With legs apart, insert your fingers into the vagina about 3-4 cm. Until you feel a slight burning or stinging in the area stretching, firmly but gently into the rectum and the vagina, perineum push downward toward the party will be. Keep the pressure for two minutes or until disturbed. Here, take your thumb and contrary to this area, and will run for 3-4 minutes in a reciprocating motion. During the massage, avoid urinary tract infections, (above the vagina) to push the opening of the urethra is.