What increases the chances of developing a vaginal tear?
Many factors can affect the chances of developing a vaginal tear during childbirth. Women who are delivering their first baby are at increased risk. The baby's size and position, and factors with labor, such as the need for a forceps delivery, can also increase the risk.
Author: Chay Goebel
First answered: 15 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 17 Oct 2018
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