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What is the current scientific thought about episiotomies?
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: Often useful
Though not always.
There are anti-episiotomy militants online; I've looked at their stuff and it's emotional and inflammatory rather than scientific. When you hear a routine medical procedure that often prevents a woman being lacerated from her vagina to her anus described by activists as "violence" by wicked physicians, you know this is a personal agenda rather than real science.

In brief: Often useful
Though not always.
There are anti-episiotomy militants online; I've looked at their stuff and it's emotional and inflammatory rather than scientific. When you hear a routine medical procedure that often prevents a woman being lacerated from her vagina to her anus described by activists as "violence" by wicked physicians, you know this is a personal agenda rather than real science.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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