Labor

Alleviating Childbirth Pain: Two Simple Strategies

Alleviating Childbirth Pain: Two Simple Strategies

Warm showers and perineal exercises may be effective for reducing the pain associated with childbirth.

Dexamethasone May Be an Effective Adjunct Analgesic for Labor Pain

Dexamethasone May Be an Effective Adjunct Analgesic for Labor Pain

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Intravenous dexamethasone may represent an effective analgesic strategy during labor and result in drug dose sparing of both levobupivacaine and fentanyl.

Nitrous Oxide During Labor: Less Pain Relief, High Patient Satisfaction

Nitrous Oxide During Labor: Less Pain Relief, High Patient Satisfaction

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Despite lower reported effectiveness for labor pain, the degree of patient satisfaction in women who received nitrous oxide is similar to that of women who received neuraxial modalities.

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