Published in Women's Health Weekly, December 3rd, 2009
"Data on ethnicity, body mass index, delivery mode and perineal trauma were collected prospectively. The mean perineal length in Caucasian women was 3.7 +/- 0.9 cm and in Asian women, 3.6 +/- 0.9 cm. Primigravid women with short perineum were more likely to have a third-degree perineal tear in labour (p = 0.03). This is the first paper to...
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