Photo by Shawna Wentz [email protected]
Epidurals: Risks and Concerns for Mother and Baby
A discussion of primal health would be incomplete without the inclusion of epidurals in labor, since they are used in approximately two-thirds of US births and are common in most developed countries. Frequent contributor Sarah J. Buckley, MD, explains the effects of this intervention, providing a good argument against using it for uncomplicated births.
About Author: Sarah J. Buckley
Sarah J. Buckley is a trained general practitioner, mother of four homeborn children and writer on pregnancy, birth and parenting. She lives with her family in Brisbane, Australia. View all posts by Sarah J. Buckley