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What Are Epidurals?

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During pregnancy, many women fear labour and the pain that comes with it. A large percentage of women want to experience childbirth naturally but sometimes, there is too much pain involved.

As a result, today, many women are increasingly opting for epidurals during pregnancy to ease labour and birth pain. But, is this really safe?

Go through this ClipBook to know all about epidurals including the causes, procedure, advantages and disadvantages, etc.

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