Pain Relief During Childbirth


Pain during childbirth is one of those things that frequently ranks highly on lists of ‘Most Painful Experiences’ and for that reason, many mothers approach the experience with due trepidation. But with so many options available now to dull or ease the pain, confusion has popped up around what will harm and what will help, with some drugs affecting the health of the baby as well.

Dr. Helena Lim, consultant obtstrician, helps differentiate tranquilisers from epidurals, and talks about the different benefits inherent to each different drug or method.

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