At My Expert Midwife we are helping you with 5 steps to prepare and recovery for childbirth, Step 2 is all about the taboo topic of perineal massage, let’s be honest... perineal massage is not easy, but preparing your perineum will stretch those muscles and give you the best chance of having a better birth experience.
- Start perineal massage at week 34 of pregnancy
- Find a perineal massage oil, specially blended and designed for perineal massage or an oil such as almond oil.
- Make time to do this 3 or 4 times a week
- If you struggle to do this yourself, you can ask your partner to help
Download our guide to perineal massage here
To find out more about our 5 steps on how to prepare and recover from childbirth, follow the link