I had a complication free birth with a 1inch 2nd degree tear...I was still bleeding lightly at 6 weeks (but I don't sit still well) with no signs of infection or anything.
Wouldn't doing an exam risk introducing bacteria into the vagina? I mean, unless I had issues why would I need one?
Baby Boy 9/08 & Baby Girl 3/11
Thrilled to debut our beautiful 2011 breastfeeding calendar! www.beautyofmothering.com
I, personally, cannot think of any reason why they are necessary for all women. I think most of us are in tune with our bodies enough to have a sense if something is wrong or needs to be checked out, and are responsible enough to take action if that is the case.
Laura, mama to Henry 01.28.07
missing Jack, born still in the car 08.23.10 at 36 weeks
Loving on Catherine, my 09.01.11, UC
Evergreen- Loving my girls Dylan age8, Ava age 4 and baby Georgia (6/3/11).
Bethany, crunchy Christian mom to Destiny (11) Deanna (9), and Ethan (2)