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Epidurals - Advantages and Disadvantages

by Elizabeth Keefe |

Epidurals are administered during active labor and for cesarean births. What will this do for me? Very good pain relief provide pain relief without sedation allows woman to be fully alert during labor and childbirth.

What are the disadvantages?

A variety of drugs can be used during childbirth. To best understand their impact on you, it is your responsibility to talk with your caregiver about the types, dosages, and effects of medication you may be given. The following is general summary.

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