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Monday, 17 November 2008 18:31

More side effects from epidurals:
A new study gives us another reason to avoid epidurals at birth.
http://www.healthfinder.gov/news/newsstory.asp?docID=536503

Effect of Labor Epidural Anesthesia on Breast-Feeding
from Journal of the American Board of Family Practice
This study concluded that there was a significant relationship between epidurals in labor and a decrease for breasfeeding success.
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/449424_4

Is there risk of pressure damage after epidural anaesthesia?
This study examines the increased risk of pressure ulcers to the mother following epidural administartion for labor.
http://www.worldwidewounds.com/2001/september/Hughes/Obstetric-Care-and-Pressure-Damage.html#aetiology-pressure-damage

 

Side effects of Epidurals:
http://www.childbirth.org/articles/sideeppi.html
http://www.transitiontoparenthood.com/ttp/foreducators/ceinfo/Side%20Effects%202.htm
http://www.transitiontoparenthood.com/ttp/parented/pain/epiduralfx.htm
http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0838/is_2000_March-April/ai_60072813
http://parenting.ivillage.com/pregnancy/plabor/0,,midwife_47nx,00.html
http://www.lalecheleague.org/ba/Nov99.html


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