Cephalopelvic disproportion (CPD) is a condition that can occur during pregnancy when the baby's head is too large to pass through the mother's pelvis.
Puerperium can be a time of excitement, joy and stress. Proper management of normal puerperium is essential for ensuring a smooth transition into motherhood.
Episiotomy is a surgical procedure that is used to enlarge the vaginal opening during childbirth. This can help ease the baby's passage out of the birth canal.
Puerperal pyrexia, also known as puerperal fever is a rise of temperature (fever) reaching 100.4° F or more within the first 10 days after delivery.
Many women experience problems after delivery of the baby like painful perineum, back pain, incontinence, etc; which needs to be managed effectively.
Episiotomy is usually done to enlarge the vaginal opening so as to facilitate easy and safe delivery of the foetus; to minimize overstretching of the perineal muscles.