My Epidural Didn't Work. Here's What I Wish I Knew
When I thought about labor, I wasn't concerned. But what no one told me was that sometimes epidurals don't work.
What Is an Epidural & How Does It Work?
Learn about spinal injections and epidural injections to decide if one of these forms of anesthesia is right for your labor and delivery.
8 Facts About Epidural Side Effects
Everything you need to know about potential epidural complications, from headaches and back pain afterward to other, more serious risks.
Want a Drama-Free Delivery? Lie Down After the Epidural
New research indicates that first-time moms who take an epidural may reduce their need for medical intervention if they lie down while in labor.
Epidurals Don't Stall Labor, Study Says
If you're worried that an epidural could slow down your birth, this study says you can rest easy.