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Epidural pain worse than contraction?
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Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
The discomfort from having an epidural placed is generally not worse than contractions.
Epidurals are one of the most popular tools used to provide relief of pain during the active phase of labor. Your md can give you more info and help you decide if this is a good option for you.

In brief: No
The discomfort from having an epidural placed is generally not worse than contractions.
Epidurals are one of the most popular tools used to provide relief of pain during the active phase of labor. Your md can give you more info and help you decide if this is a good option for you.
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