perineum

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the general region between the anus and the genital organs

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22 In contrast one study reported significant benefit was found in the massage perinea group.
The rate of primiparous women with intact perinea or first-degree lacerations has tripled at the university since 1979 as the episiotomy rate for term, spontaneous deliveries has decreased from 69% to 10%.
Three recent studies found an association between prenatal perineal massage and reduced lacerations in nulliparous women, with a 6% increase in intact perinea in one study and a 9% increase in another, she said.