Natural vs. Epidural: Epi

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Epidural or No Epidural?

R.G. asks from Dallas

Hello mamas, I'm now pregnant with my second daughter and due in less than a week. With my first, I gave birth the old fashion way, with no pain-killers. My labor ...


What's the Deal with Natural Childbirth ?

S.B. asks from Gainesville

I'll be 33 weeks this week, and as the day gets closer I have more and more people ask me if I'm going to do it natural . To me, I don't understand the big deal. Does...


Natural Childbirth

S.G. asks from Los Angeles

So we are finally trying to get pregnant again after 13 years. Whew! I am very interested in approaching our next child birth in the most natural way possible. Has an...


All Natural Childbirth

I.*. asks from Columbus

I have three kids and one of the way. I had epidurals with all three of my kids. One of the epidurals didn't take and only my right leg was numb so I push my 8.12 lbs...


Epidural and Other Pain Relief Drugs During Labor Vs. "Natural" Childbirth

L.M. asks from Philadelphia

I am 40 weeks pregnant with my second child. With my daughter, I had an epidural to assist with labor and delivery. It was great; however, that was 10 years ago. My f...


Induction & Natural Childbirth Questions

J.B. asks from St. Louis

I had my 38 1/2 week check-up yesterday and my doctor mentioned induction since I am still not dilated or effaced at all. I REALLY want a natural childbirth with no i...


Epidural Curiousity

R.O. asks from Houston

can i get the epidural more than once? if i want 5 kids in total will it be safe to get the epidural all 5 times?


Your Epidural Experience

J.H. asks from Columbus

Hello. I am a first time poster and pregnant with my first child. I have always assumed that I would have an epidural during child birth to minimize the pain. But now...


Pushing with Epidural

S.R. asks from San Diego

I was hoping for a completely intervention free birth but because of a higher risk of bleeding, my ob is insisting that I be on an epidural in case they need to go qu...


Natural Childbirth Advice

B.F. asks from Los Angeles

Hi Ladies, I am almost 38 weeks preggo with my first and I hoping to have a natural delivery w/o an epidural. Do any of you have any advice/tips for me? One us...