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Will bupivacaine hurt baby?
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology
In brief: No
Bupivicaine in an epidural does not cross the placenta and affect the baby.
The use of an epidural also does not significantly alter the length or duration of labor.

In brief: No
Bupivicaine in an epidural does not cross the placenta and affect the baby.
The use of an epidural also does not significantly alter the length or duration of labor.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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