Snapshot: An all-natural oil to help you prepare for the birth of your baby - perineal massage enhances skin's flexibility, protecting against tears and cuts during childbirth!
We Love It Because: Birthing a child is not easy, no matter how one is delivered. For mums opting for vaginal birth, this beautiful massage oil is ideal in ensuring your skin is ready for all the hard work the birth area is put through during a childbirth.
Weleda is a world-leading manufacturer of holistic natural cosmetics as well as pharmaceuticals. Since the company’s founding in 1921, Weleda has been acting socially, environmentally and economically responsibly in all its business operations from the procurement of raw materials to the manufacture of cosmetic and pharmaceutical products, packaging and distribution. Weleda also grows medicinal plants and runs its own tincture production facility, where there is further processing of raw materials. All Weleda products are free of synthetic preservatives, fragrances, colorants and raw materials derived from mineral oils, as well as genetically modified organisms (GMO's). Instead their products are full of the highest quality, pure and natural ingredients for your body.
Weleda Perineum Massage Oil (50ml) nourishes and prepares skin for birth, facilitates regular massage of the perineum area to keep skin soft and flexible. Dermatologically tested, this oil is a product of the Weleda Pregnancy and Breastfeeding line, developed by experienced midwives and pharmacists. Free from synthetic preservatives, fragrances, colourants, free of raw materials derived from mineral oil.
From 34 weeks you can prepare, with regular massage using Perineum Massage Oil to enhance flexibility in the skin of the birth area. With Sweet Almond and Vitamin E rich Wheatgerm Oil, the oil is especially formulated for massages which help the perineum to become more flexible and relaxed, ready for childbirth.
1. Apply oil to the outer labia and between the vagina and the anus. 2. Massage the inner perineal area with the tip of the thumb and the outer perineal area with the fingers in circular movements, lightly at first then gradually increasing the pressure. 3. Insert thumb deep into the vagina. In doing so, breathe out and stretch the tissue down and out towards the anus. Repeat regularly. A slight pull should be felt but no pain.
Use three to four times a week for 5 to 10 minutes.