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Labor and Birth

What is an Epidural?

Epidural anesthesia is the most popular method of pain relief during labor. Women request an epidural by name more than any other method of pain relief. More

Labor and Birth

Local Anesthesia

Local anesthesia is the use of drugs to prevent pain in a small area of the body. The anesthetic drug is injected into the area

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Labor and Birth

How to Avoid a Cesarean Birth

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) have released new recommendations to help new moms avoid cesarean

Healthy Pregnancy

What is Dilation in Pregnancy?

When you’re preparing for labor and delivery, “dilation” becomes a very important term because it measures how close you are to delivering your baby. For

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Tattoos During Pregnancy

Maybe you’ve thought of remembering this special time in your life by getting a tattoo, or maybe you have concerns about existing tattoos during pregnancy.