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How likely is it that I will tear in consecutive labors?

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Dr. Liza Kunz
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Very

Women who tear in one labor often tear in the next.
This is because the tissue that heals along the old tear site is not as strong as unscarred tissue.

In brief: Very

Women who tear in one labor often tear in the next.
This is because the tissue that heals along the old tear site is not as strong as unscarred tissue.
Dr. Liza Kunz
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Depends

A lot depends on how much the baby weighs.

In brief: Depends

A lot depends on how much the baby weighs.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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