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If I had a lot of tearing last time, will they do a episiotomy next time?
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
In brief: Hopefully not.
If you had a fourth degree laceration with the first baby, consult with your obstetrician to determine the optimal way to deliver this time.
If the current fetus is smaller than the first one, then vaginal delivery is acceptable. Routine episiotomies are not recommended anymore.

In brief: Hopefully not.
If you had a fourth degree laceration with the first baby, consult with your obstetrician to determine the optimal way to deliver this time.
If the current fetus is smaller than the first one, then vaginal delivery is acceptable. Routine episiotomies are not recommended anymore.
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