You have several options to consider when it comes to labor pain relief. Here you'll learn what techniques you can use, medications that are available, and how you can manage the pain and discomfort of contractions.
Deciding between natural birth vs. epidural? Here, the stories of two very different deliveries weigh the pros and cons of getting an epidural.
From drugs to breathing techniques, here's what to know to make your labor as painless as possible.
From epidurals to spinals, what you must know about your medication options during childbirth.
When it comes to contractions, not knowing what to expect can be scary. Learn more about when contractions occur and be prepared for when they do.
Many women choose to have an epidural to ease the pain of labor and delivery. Find out how an epidural works and if it could be part of your birth plan.
Sarah had an epidural for her first child, but she decided to give birth naturally by having an unmedicated childbirth the second time. Learn more about her story and how the two experiences compared.
For her second delivery, Christine decided to use various methods of natural pain relief instead of an epidural. Get her tips on how to give birth drug-free.
Regina was five days past her due date, but she was determined to have her baby naturally. She shares what she did to avoid being induced and make her birth plan become a reality.
For moms who don't want to have an epidural, there are ways to get relief naturally. Learn about some tried and true methods to ease your pain.
You're about eight weeks away -- time to start practicing for delivery!
Natalia gave birth two weeks early to her second baby, Maya, after her water broke unexpectedly. Watch her discuss her positive delivery experience with an epidural.
Science shows that mind over matter can work when it comes to easing labor pains.
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The most common medications given for pain relief.
Make a well-informed choice by reading up on these pain relief options available to you during labor.
Before you sign up for a hypnosis-centered birth course, read this.
Expert-approved ways to ease pregnancy discomforts.
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