Side effects of epidurals

Side effects of epidurals

A quick search online and you will find there are many reasons to avoid an epidural in chilbirth if at all possible. Here are a few more considerations when planning and researching your birth preferences. Side Effects of Epidurals: on Mother Severe restriction in...
FAQ on cord clamping

FAQ on cord clamping

What is Cord Clamping? Cord clamping is a where a baby’s umbilical cord is clamped and cut. Cord clamping might be done prior, during, immediately after or hours after birth, although usually takes place in the third stage of labour (for a vaginal delivery). When cord...
Natural ”drugs’ present in labour

Natural ”drugs’ present in labour

There are many different definitions for the word drug. Many women choose artificial drugs in labour (ie an epidural) probably unaware of the vast array of natural drugs your body produces in a natural, physiological birth where no chemicals are injected or absorbed...