The Epidural Book

A Woman's Guide to Anesthesia for Childbirth

5753942827261.jpeg Author Richard Siegenfeld
Isbn 9781421407340
File size 4 Mb
Year 2012
Pages 152
Language English
File format EPUB
Category Healthcare

Book Description:

The majority of women giving birth in the United States receive an epidural during labor and delivery; many others receive a spinal block. The Epidural Book fully explains anesthesia used during labor and vaginal delivery or C-section, with an emphasis on epidurals.

Dr. Richard Siegenfeld answers pregnant women's questions, including • Who administers epidurals and spinal blocks and when?• How does anesthesia affect both the mother and the baby?• Under what circumstances should a woman avoid an epidural?• What happens during the recovery period?• What problems can arise?

Written by an experienced anesthesiologist, The Epidural Book is lighthearted and informative. This easy-to-read guide helps an expectant mother prepare for her all-important day.

 

 

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