Peggy Seehafer

GynZone Live proudly presents:
Peggy Seehafer, Midwife, Anthropologist

Diagnosis of birth lacerations: 2 hours online workshop

April 6th, 2021. Sign up here:
Danish presentation, 9 AM Central European Time
English presentation, 13 PM Central European Time

Sign up for the English workshop

Diagnosis of birth lacerations: 2 hours online workshop

Meet our GynZone Live Expert: Midwife Peggy Seehafer. Peggy has 30 years of experience in suturing and evaluating healing in the perineum after vaginal births.

This is an exclusive event reserved for GynZone’s customers.

The online course itself consists of 2 hours of intensive case-based learning, plus 2 hours of preparation for the participants.

Sign up for the Danish workshop on March 1st, 2021, 09:00 AM Central European Time

Sign up for the English workshop on April 6th, 2021, 13:00 PM Central European Time

Preparation includes 2 hours of e-learning and online quiz before the workshop.
Therefore, it is assumed that you have access to GynZone’s online learning portal through study or workplace.

The presentation will consist of medical illustrations, photos and clinical video

  • Classification grade 1-4 according to international guidelines
  • Pelvic floor anatomy: vaginal mucosa, perineal muscles and connective tissue
  • Diagnosis explained with illustrations, photos and video: Tears of 1st – 4th grade and episiotomy
  • Good working conditions when you inspect after the birth
  • Optimal placement of the woman and the newborn child during diagnosis and suturing
  • GynZones OSATS: a checklist for performing diagnostics correctly

Link to online video library and Quiz with course certificate at GynZone on this topic:

Upcoming webinars: The history of the episiotomy and current research

In Germany, home visits by midwives are offered up to 10 times after the birth.

Sign up for the Danish webinar on May 27th, 2021, 17:00 PM Central European Time

Sign up for the English webinar on May 27th, 2021, 19:00 PM Central European Time

Peggy Seehafer’s presentation includes:

  • The history of the episiotomy: why was the procedure invented?
  • WHO guidelines for good practice: max 10% episiotomies
  • Angle of the incision: 45 or 60 degrees?
  • Starting point for the incision: mediolateral or lateral?
  • Instruments on the market and new inventions in England and the Netherlands
  • Healing after an episiotomy: what does the woman feel?
  • Long-term perspective on women’s abdomen: follow-up 30 years after birth

Link to online learning at GynZone:

Episiotomy, background, indications and procedure:

Episiotomy repair


Can’t make it to the live session? Log in to My GynZone and watch the latest recorded session 🙂

Watch the English webinar recordings

Watch the Danish webinar recordings



This webinar is kindly sponsored by:

  • Vulva Enterprise
  • Fjordblink Medical