How Epidurals Do Not Slow Childbirth

Epidural analgesia has been widely in use since the 1970s. The anesthesia is delivered by the catheter, which is placed close to the nerves of the spine. Epidural analgesia, a mix of anesthetics and narcotics is the most effective method of labor pain relief. Long epidural medication was found to have no impact on the duration of the second stage of labor, reveals a new study.

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