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Recovering from a third or fourth degree perineal tear

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Recovering from a third or fourth degree perineal tear

If you have a third or fourth degree perineal tear during childbirth, this information sheet will help you understand the treatment and follow-up care you should receive to support your recovery.
Target audience:
Women
Published:
February 2021
Last reviewed:
October 2023
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