According to a lawsuit filed by the parents, the baby became stuck during labor and the doctor began pulling.

  • @[email protected]
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    35 months ago

    An episiotomy is a cut (incision) made in the tissue between the vaginal opening and the anus during childbirth. This area is called the perineum. Although an episiotomy was once a routine part of childbirth, that’s no longer the case.

    Wow

    • @[email protected]
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      45 months ago

      Like I said, it’s kind of barbaric, but it can be used as an intermediate measure if there’s something like shoulder dystocia but the mother is against or hesitant about going to C-Section. These days, the episiotomy incision is made at a very specific angle so as to preserve function of the pelvic floor muscles, and it can also be used as an intervention or prophylaxis against perineal tearing which is more likely to damage the pelvic floor muscles and lead to complications.

    • @Jimmyeatsausage
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      25 months ago

      At least asking the husband if he wants the doctor to “tighten her up a bit” by stitching the perineum up further than nomal has fallen out of fashion.

    • @shalafi
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      25 months ago

      LOL, wait till you see your wife get cut in real time. Jesus. All I saw was a flash of steel.

      “Uh, what was that? Oh hell no…”