32 Things Women Wish They Had Known Before Getting an Epidural
When a woman finds out she is pregnant, one of the big decisions she will have to make for her birth is whether or not she will receive medication for pain relief. There are many types of pain relief medication one can choose from; the two categories are analgesics or anesthetics. The most common type of pain relief used for childbirth in the United States is an epidural, an anesthetic. With this procedure being so common, it is surprising how many women experienced things that they never heard of or expected. We asked our community of moms what they wish they had known before getting an epidural and after receiving over 200 comments, we wanted to share their thoughts with you.