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Find out everything you need to know about the medical and natural forms of pain relief available during labour well as the known side effects for Mum and baby.  This includes options such as an epidural, spinal anaesthetic, pethidine, gas and a variety of natural therapies.

Epidural during labour

Epidural for a Caesarean birth

Gas during labour

General anaesthetics

Pethidine - narcotics for pain relief in labour

Spinal anaesthetic for a Caesarean birth

Spinal anaesthetics for labour

Natural therapies and other methods for pain relief


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