Stitches on the process of giving birth usually caused by a tear that occurs in the female area. A tear or cut in medical terms is called an episiotomy, which is a cut that is done to widen the process of the baby’s birth canal. Although in general the doctor will provide local anesthesia to relieve pain, you can minimize the occurrence of an episiotomy.
Here are tips for a normal, non-suture delivery:
1. Prepare before delivery
The first thing you have to do is make yourself sure of the process labor will go well. Your ability to undergo a normal process is one of the initial assets to enter a normal labor without stitches. There are several ways such as the Prenium massage which is generally done in the final months third trimester or there are those who train with the Kegel exercises which aim to train the muscles in the outlet.
2. Choose a place
Site selection is one of the factors to get the process normal delivery without stitches, even though everything returns to the health condition of you and the fetus but the assistance of a comfortable place can make you relax and go through labor smoothly. Choose a place that allows you to move freely, for example a bed that is not too narrow and interferes with the delivery process, an atmosphere that is too crowded will make you not relax and trigger excessive anxiety which results in disruption of the labor process. (Other interesting articles: Childbirth Videos )
3. Avoid excessive fatigue nearing labor
One of the occurrences of an episiotomy is a disturbance in pregnant women, the disorder is either mild or severe. Minor disturbances such as fatigue are one of the reasons for cutting or tearing (episiotomy) therefore avoid excessive activity when you enter the final months of pregnancy, approaching your labor. Use adequate rest time by maintaining nutritional intake with foods that contain calories for extra energy before childbirth.
4. Perform light movements to train muscles
Light movements that are common in the last trimester are moving the head, forehead and nose so that they touch the floor as well as the hands, knees and toes that touch the floor. This helps your baby to enter the best position and encourages the baby to minimize breech condition at birth. You can also manage other positions such as doing home activities and also walking as much as you can afford. When you do the squat position, it is best to use the help of holding on to a strong object beside you.
5. Using aromatherapy to make you relax
For those of you who do perineal massage with oils such as olive oil or flower oil (aromatherapy) to help stretch your muscles, it can create a more comfortable atmosphere and provide calm approaching labor. Calmness is needed because it can help you to get a normal delivery, as well as for those of you who want to minimize stitches in your labor process.
6. Avocado and olive oil for stretching help the delivery process
You can consume avocado and olive oil to help stretch your skin from the inside. Consumption of raspberry leaf tea also during the last trimester 2 cups per day will make the labor process as it helps the contractions more productive.
7. Try not to lift the buttocks
Lifting the buttocks (buttocks) during childbirth will cause a wider tearing of the baby’s birth canal. This is because if your buttocks are lifted, the absence of support will cause the muscles to tear easily.
Details about the manual for a normal, comfortable and smooth birth can be seen at -> Guide to Normal Childbirth