Epidural

The benefits and risks of using epidural anesthesia during labor

The use of epidural is one of the most popular pain relief methods during childbirth. Here are the benefits as well as risks associated with the use of epidural anesthesia during labor.

Labor Interventions: Why you want them and how to avoid them

Most women, especially those who want natural birth desire the best possible labor, delivery as well as birth experience. Now, check out why some women need labor interventions and how they can be avoided.

Has Labor Become a “Cascade of Intervention”?

Delivering a child in the hospital with a doctor seems to be the safest option because of the possibilities of interventions when things go wrong. However, the rhetorical question to many people is therefore whether labor has become a cascade of intervention?

The Cascade of Intervention

Labor interventions just like most things in life have unintended consequences. Here are some maternity practices that can lead to a cascade of interventions.

Common medical interventions of childbirth

There are many ways to intervene medically during childbirth as soon as complications arise. Check out some of the most common medical interventions during childbirth.

New Scientific Report: Unnecessary Medical Interventions in Labor and Delivery May be Putting Mothers, Babies at Risk

There are indications that maternity systems are opportunities to provide better care and use resources more wisely by routinely intervening in labor and delivery in ways that interfere with, instead of promoting healthier outcomes for women and newborns.