Childbirth Perineum Tearing & Massage

LloydsPharmacy Ireland @ 2022-04-25 10:32:26 +0100
Perineal massage during the late stage of pregnancy can be to prepare the perineum for delivery. It loosens the tight perineal muscles, which softens and flexes the birth canal.

Childbirth Post-Delivery Bleeding

LloydsPharmacy Ireland @ 2022-04-25 11:31:03 +0100
Heavy bleeding after giving birth is called postpartum haemorrhage. According to WebMD It affects up to 5% of women who give birth. It’s most likely to happen within the first 24 hours after delivery but it can happen anytime within the first 12 weeks after your baby is born. 

Urinary Incontinence After Childbirth

LloydsPharmacy Ireland @ 2022-04-25 11:53:39 +0100
According to the HSE, 1 in 13 women following childbirth suffer with leaking from the back passage and 1 in 6 women will pass wind without being able to control it following childbirth.

Iron Deficiency in Pregnancy

LloydsPharmacy Ireland @ 2022-04-25 17:15:40 +0100
According to the Australian journal of general practice Anaemia in pregnancy is a significant global health problem, with 38% of women worldwide affected, predominantly because of an iron deficiency.

Perinatal Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

LloydsPharmacy Ireland @ 2022-04-26 09:29:10 +0100
According to the Health Service Executive Perinatal OCD affects at least 2 in every 100 women. Perinatal OCD has three main symptoms: Obsessions - frequent unpleasant thoughts, images, urges or doubts.
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