Marternity

Marternity

A vaginal tear is a spontaneous (meaning a doctor didn’t make a­ cut) laceration to the perineum (the area between the vagina and rectum) that occurs when the baby is pushed out. Courtesy Photo/Johan Bävman

A vaginal tear is a spontaneous (meaning a doctor didn’t make a­ cut) laceration to the perineum (the area between the vagina and rectum) that occurs when the baby is pushed out. Courtesy Photo/Johan Bävman