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Using during labor epidural . do epidural affect the baby?

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Dr. Louise Andrew
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Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
No, it should not: You should ask the anesthetist or obstetrician any questions you have about the procedure; but the reason it is used so frequently instead of other drugs is that it is so safe. Good luck!

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