TITLE

Pain with a Purpose?

AUTHOR(S)
Fuchs, Leslie Ann
PUB. DATE
March 2000
SOURCE
Mothering;Mar/Apr2000, Issue 99, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the use of anesthesia in labor at medical facilities in the United States. Increase in use of epidural anesthetics for childbirth in; Reliance on technology and comfort; Advantages of walking epidurals; Labor pains as a preparation for parenting.
ACCESSION #
2882210

 

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