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Water birth. Common fears and doubts!

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In which way water reduces birth pains and why a large number of women in the world chooses exactly this type of birth, find out in this article. Birth of a child is the greatest event in the life of every woman. However, the inevitable companion of this joyful act is a pain. Thanks to advances in technology, more and more successful are results of modern medicine such as anesthesia application during delivery. However, a large number of women throughout the world is not a supporter of such "artificial" methods. They prefer natural ways to relieve pain, and one of them is giving birth in water.

Epidural anesthesia during labor – Fear of side effects

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What is epidural anesthesia?

The most popular method of pain relief during labor is epidural anesthesia. More than 50% of women use epidural anesthesia due to giving birth. Epidural anesthesia is regional anesthesia that blocks pain in a particular region of the body. Epidurals block the nerve impulses from the lower spinal segments, which results in decreased sensation in the lower part of the body and allows you to remain awake during the delivery. Epidural anesthesia can be used for either a C-section or a vaginal birth.