Epi-no Moms

Have you used the Epi-no Birth Trainer? Share success stories and get the word out about this nifty device that can save your perineum!

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Latest Activity: Mar 13, 2011

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Epi-no, has anyone gotten to 10cm?

Started by Isabella Watters. Last reply by Rebecca Mar 13, 2011. 3 Replies

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Comment by Brooke Watson on April 3, 2010 at 5:34pm
Thanks for this information, ladies. I live in the US, but I will certainly try to find a way to get one of these. Rebecca, your comments sound very similar to my thoughts.
Comment by Katie on February 27, 2010 at 7:03am
Oops, I just read some of the posts below and saw mention of having someone mail it from Canada. Alas, I don't know anyone there, either. :(
Comment by Katie on February 27, 2010 at 6:58am
I'm a mom-to-be living in Virginia and am really interested in using the birth trainer to minimize the risk of tearing and/or an episiotomy. Aside from calling my 72 yr old aunt-in-law living in the UK and having to discuss with her a product that involves stretching the vagina and asking her to order it for me and mail it to the US, do I have any other options...LOL?!? Does anyone know of any other way to receive this product in the States? (Aside from committing a felony, of course.) Thanks!
Comment by Kim Vopni on December 29, 2009 at 8:33pm
no one is 100% sure ...the manufacturer is trying to get it re-approved...fingers crossed...
Comment by Rebecca on December 29, 2009 at 8:31pm
Why is the Epi-no unavailable in the USA?
Comment by Kim Vopni on December 29, 2009 at 8:26pm
no distributor is allowed to ship to the US so if they know anyone in Canada they can buy it from the canadian site and then have it shipped to a friend
Comment by Rebecca on December 29, 2009 at 8:09pm
I bought mine in the summer of 2008. I was also surprised they shipped it to me since I couldn't find it sold anywhere in the US. If someone wanted to buy one in the US today, would they even be able to? What is the big deal, anyway?
Comment by Kim Vopni on December 22, 2009 at 9:31pm
I heard about it from my midwives in Vancouver - used it, had great success and am now the Canadian importer - I believe wholeheartedly in the product and am now on a mission to spread the word! When did you buy it from Australia - if it was July of 09 I'm surprised they shipped it to you as all distributors are not supposed to ship to the US - whatever - I'm glad you got it and had success - I still use mine proactively and feel good about focusing on prevention - there are too many horror stories!
Comment by Rebecca on December 22, 2009 at 8:19pm
Welcome Kim! How did you find out about Epi-no? I had done a ton of internet research and stumbled on it that way. Had to order it from Australia! But gosh, it was a lot cheaper and easier than having any hospital procedure..
Comment by Kim Vopni on December 18, 2009 at 6:35pm
used it with both of my pregnancies - saved my perineum! Still use it now (have used it for 5 years) proactively so I don't pee my pants!

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