Efeitos secundários da epidural

Não defendo que todas as mulheres do mundo devem parir sem epidural mas acredito que todas tem o direito de conhecer os seus efeitos secundários. Não concordo que a maioria das pessoas se recuse a falar, e chegue a negar, os efeitos secundários desta anestesia.

Things To Know About Epidurals:
1. Causes longer labors with slower progress.5 6
2. Can cause fevers in mothers during childbirth. 7
3. Increase use of pitocin by as much as 3 ½ times, which causes slow and irregular
contractions. 5 8
4. Increases use of antibiotics in your baby by as much as 4 times. 4
5. Increases use of forceps by as much 4½ - 20 times.5
6. Causes neonatal jaundice due to altered red blood cells. 9
7. Increases the incidence of birth trauma due to the use of mechanically assisted
deliveries. 10 11
8. Causes adverse behavioral effects of the neonate


The Epidural Epidemic


San Diego Birth Network: provides various forms of support (physical and emotional) in the childbirth process

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