Reducing third and fourth degree perineal tearsThis document is available in English as well as in languages other than English. Links to the English and multilingual resources can be accessed further below. To download information click on the selected language. This will take you directly to the resource. The information in brackets gives the format and file size if known. Note that some PDFs can be quite large and may take several minutes to download.
Title: Reducing third and fourth degree perineal tears (PDF file) (Links to English resource)
Summary: Reducing third and fourth degree perineal tears information sheet. The information sheet aims to encourage shared decision making, informing women about their risk of a tear and what can be done to reduce their chance of experiencing a third or fourth degree tear. The information is designed to be given to women at an antenatal appointment between 30-36 weeks. It has been developed by a consumer working group with medical and midwifery input.
Organisation: NSW Health
Publishing date: April 2021
Last reviewed: May 2021
Target audience: Women
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