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Post delivery stitches require extra care and precautionary measures to heal fast. Read on to know all about caring for stitches after child birth.

Post Delivery Stitches

When asked about their experience of delivering a baby, most women will tell you that it was like rebirth. There is no doubt about the fact that having a baby is one of the most exhilarating experiences in the world. But there is as much pain, as there is joy in this experience and a lot of people overlook this fact. A new mother not only has to care for her newborn baby, but also has to take care of herself to ensure that she heals well. Even in a normal delivery, sometimes, it is likely that you have had an episiotomy. An Episiotomy is a surgical cut to enlarge the vagina to allow the baby's head to emerge easily during delivery. Some women may tear their perineum (the area between the vagina and anus). In both the above cases, you are likely to have stitches that need to be taken care of. Given below are a few easy tips to ensure that your post delivery stitches heal well.

Post Delivery Stitches Care
If pain persists in spite of these measures, you should consult your gynecologist. If your stitches are too tight, then, they will have to be redone or the doctor may give you an anesthetic cream to apply locally. Take whatever measures are required to recover comfortably and you may not suffer any unnecessary pains.