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How can you prevent perineal tears?

  Some say perineal massage is helpful, from 36 weeks onwards.   Slow delivery of the head etc is advised to prevent perineal rips, listen to your body and go slow and

If you wear a tampon will it prevent the smell of the blood?

Yes, as tampons keep flow within the body it means it doesn't hitthe air and thus there is no odour - although tampons do encouragebacterial growth so after tampon use (you ne

If you use a tampon does it tear the hymen?

It is possible for tampons to tear the hymen. The hymen is tissue that surrounds the vaginal opening - in mostcases this is a narrow band of tissue so doesn't cover much of t

How do tears prevent disease?

Tears contain lysozymes, which are enzymes that are part of our natural defense to any pathogens that may be present. Lysozymes do what their name implies, they "lyse" any bac

Will olive oil prevent stretch marks during pregnancy?

Everyone is different so it won't work for everyone. However, my mother has had 8 kids (including a set of twins!) and she does not have a single stretch mark on her body anyw

How do tears prevent pathogens?

Tears are secretions of lacrimal glands from the eyes which contain  an enzyme lysozyme, which is bactericidal and kills pathogenic  bacteria by destroying the cell wall of

Can a tampon tear the cervical lining?

Yes, it is possible for a tampon to tear or irritate the cervicallining. This is more common when using length-ways expandingtampons such as Playtex, rayon tampons such as Pla
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What procedure is performed to prevent tearing of the tissues as the child moved through the birth canal?

Women who are in danger of tearing during child birth, receive what is known as an episiotomy. Women can easily tear during the process due to a large baby, a small birth ca