Labor Pain Medication at a Glance

The most common medications given for pain relief.

Pain Medication Education

You don't have to take pain medication when you're giving birth, but some women choose this option. Whether or not you decide that pain medication is right for you, it's important to be educated about the different options available and their side effects. Review these quick facts about the different types of medications used to ease labor pain and be aware of possible side effects.

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