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Promoting continence in women following childbirth

04 September 2013

Nursing Standard

CPD

Continence in women during pregnancy and following childbirth is an important issue that needs to be managed appropriately. Urinary and bowel problems can have...

How to repair an episiotomy

17 February 2016

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Rationale and key points Skilful repair of an episiotomy is an important aspect of maternal health care. It is essential that midwives and doctors have the knowledge...

How to perform an episiotomy

10 February 2016

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Rationale and key points An episiotomy may be necessary to assist some women to give birth. An episiotomy is a surgical incision intentionally made to increase the...

How to alleviate perineal pain following an episiotomy

30 March 2016

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Rationale and key points An episiotomy increases maternal morbidity in the postnatal period. Alleviating perineal pain is an important aspect of maternal health...