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March 2, 2012

Safe and Individualized Labor Analgesia


Although some women want to experience childbirth without medications, most women in the United States labor with an epidural or spinal analgesic. Epidurals provide relatively consistent pain relief, are long-lasting, can be titrated according to the analgesic needs of the mother, and can be bolused for procedures such as forceps, vacuum, or cesarean delivery. But […]

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Tags: cesarean delivery, epidural, forceps, hypotension, lower-extremity motor block, puritus, spinal analgesic, urinary retention, vacuum

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