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Some women choose to have pain management medically and others naturally. It is important to know the risks and benefits of all kinds of pain management.

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ASK: I just found out I’m pregnant! Am I alone in my fear of...

Facing Your Fears of Labor ANSWER "You're not alone in your fear of pain. Every woman fears the pain of labor. it is our job to...
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ASK: What are some pain management options aside from getting an epidural?

Pain Management Options ANSWER: " Pain management is there, so many things that you can do. Obviously we know that there is a place for...
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ASK: What are some comfort techniques I can use during labor?

Comfort Techniques For Labor ANSWER: "Comfort techniques are a very important part of labor and there's a lot of very simple things that you can...
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ASK: What types of pain management options are available for my labor and birth?

TRANSCRIPT OF ANSWER Historically, women believe there are two types of pain management in birthing scenarios. One is an epidural and the other is nothing,...
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ASK: What are side effects of a spinal anesthesia when used in labor &...

ANESTHESIA ESSENTIAL INFORMATION SERIES ANSWER: "Side effects from spinal anesthesia are very similar to the side effects experienced during labor analgesia. Those would include blood...
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ASK: What are the different kinds of anesthesia?

TRANSCRIPT OF ANSWER There are several different kinds of anesthesia. The most common kind is general anesthesia during which patients should expect to be completely...
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What is anesthesia?

TRANSCRIPT OF ANSWER Anesthesia is a form of medical care that was developed to allow patients to have surgical procedures. No one really knows exactly...
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ASK: How is sedation used during labor?

TRANSCRIPT OF ANSWER The use of sedation and Labor has really gained in popularity recently where we are now finding that more and more facilities...
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ASK: What are common side effects of epidurals used during labor?

TRANSCRIPT OF ANSWER Side effects with Labor analgesia will vary based upon the technique that is used. The most common technique is labor epidurals, the...