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Here's a few tips on how to reduce the risk of tearing your perineal during labour.
Now the first tip is to try 'blowing' your baby's head out with control during the final stages of labour.
Second tip is to try using a warm compress during crowning. The third tip is to try using perineal massage during the third trimester.
You can buy special oil, this one is from motherly love and it helps to soften the perineal, ready for labour.
Our final tip is to try and remain upright and as mobile as possible during the labour, that's if your labour permits of course and their is no complications.
We hope these tips help.