Seeking relief from labor pain without drugs protects your baby and your body from injury, helps labor progress, and facilitates breastfeeding, bonding, and other postpartum adjustments. Find alternative comfort measures, how you can avoid the unnecessary use of epidural and keep your labor as normal as possible. _______________________________________________
Sources for the information contained in this video: 1 Klein, M. (2011, February 3). Epidural Analgesia—a delicate dance between its positive role and unwanted side effects (Part One) [Web log post]. Retrieved from http://www.scienceandsensib... 2 Simkin, P. (2012, April 24). Ten ways to relieve labor pain. [Web log post]. Retrieved from http://www.lamaze.org/p/bl/...
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