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  • Medications for Labor and Delivery (About.com)
    The decision to either use medications for labor and birth or not use medications is a fairly recent debate.

  • Preterm Labor & Birth: Drugs
    Three kinds of drugs are given to women who are having preterm labor.

  • Common Drugs to Stop Labor
    The following is a list of drugs that have been used in attempts to stop labor.

  • Epidural - Description and Official Rationale
    Epidurals and caudals are two similar types of regional anesthesia that free a laboring woman from pain without dulling her mental faculties. They are commonly used during Cesarean section when the woman wishes to be "awake and aware," and also, in lower doses, during normal labor and delivery for complete or near-complete pain relief.

  • Epidurals and Other Drugs
    Wide array of information/discussion about epiderals and other pregnancy drugs.

  • Fetal Treatment Program
    Treatment for Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome and other fetal conditions.

  • TENS in Labour
    TENS has proven itself to be a safe method to provide pain relief during labour, afterbirth pains and uterine contractions during breast feeding. Masters Medical provides two different models of TENS machines specially designed for use during labour


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