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Follow up ques: minor cp. 1st preg. I'm afraid if i need c/sec i might jerk/jump when epidural needle touches me. So afraid of paralysis. Possible?

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Dr. William Betts
Neurosurgery

In brief: Epidural

You do not need a c-section because of cp.
The epidural is not placed over the spinal cord but over the nerve roots. Your chance of anything bad happening are not related to the epidural.

In brief: Epidural

You do not need a c-section because of cp.
The epidural is not placed over the spinal cord but over the nerve roots. Your chance of anything bad happening are not related to the epidural.
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