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Anatomy of pregnancy and birth - perineum and pelvic floor

The perineum – the skin between the vagina and anus - stretches during childbirth and can sometimes tear. Learn here how to prepare the perineum for the birth.

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Mum's first 24 hours after birth

Find out what to expect in the first 24 hours after giving birth.

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Giving birth - second stage of labour

The second stage of labour is when you give birth to your baby.

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Pregnancy - Pregnancy Topics - Care of your perineum after the birth

The perineum is the area of skin and muscle between your vagina and your anus

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Pregnancy - Pregnancy Topics - Interventions during labour and birth

Doctors and midwives will use a variety of technology during your labour to monitor your progress and check that your baby is OK

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Perineal Tear - Birth Trauma

A perineal tear is a laceration of the skin, muscles and other soft tissues that separate the vaginal opening and the anus (back passage).1 Tears are usually

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Pregnancy - Pregnancy Topics - Physiotherapy advice - after the birth of your baby

Women's Physiotherapy at the Women's and Children's Hospital (South Australia) provides this advice and recommends the following exercises to help with your recovery after pregnancy and birth

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New mums: your body after birth | Raising Children Network

New mums, your body has been through a lot. Here’s all you need to know about vaginal bleeding, afterpains, nipples and breasts, continence and weight.

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Incontinence & Bladder Weakness | Jean Hailes

What makes a normal bladder. Types of incontinence. Causes and symptoms. Diagnosis and treatment. Prevention and management.

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Pregnancy - Pregnancy Topics - When your baby is born – the second and third stage

The second stage of labour starts when your cervix is fully dilated and you will usually soon have a strong urge to push because of the pressure your baby is placing on your pelvic area

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