Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Plural form of epidural.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • The amount of medication placed through spinals and epidurals is just enough to make mom comfortable.

    Surgery Concerns for Children « Happy Healthy Hip Parenting

  • She calls the epidurals she received with her babies "humane."

    Not Mother Nature's Way

  • Though nitrous oxide is commonly used for labor pain relief in Canada, Great Britain and other countries, it's been all but abandoned in the United States in favor of other options, such as epidurals, said Judith Bishop a certified nurse midwife at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center and leader in the effort to reintroduce nitrous oxide for labor.

    Should We Give Women Laughing Gas For Childbirth?

  • Though nitrous oxide is commonly used for labor pain relief in Canada, Britain and other countries, it's been all but abandoned in the United States in favor of other options, such as epidurals, said Judith Bishop a certified nurse midwife at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center and leader in the effort to reintroduce nitrous oxide for labor.

    Laughing gas returning as option for laboring moms

  • Though nitrous oxide is commonly used for labor pain relief in Canada, Great Britain and other countries, it's been all but abandoned in the United States in favor of other options, such as epidurals, said Judith Bishop a certified nurse midwife at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center and leader in the effort to reintroduce nitrous oxide for labor.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Though nitrous oxide is commonly used for labor pain relief in Canada, Great Britain and other countries, it's been all but abandoned in the United States in favor of other options, such as epidurals, said Judith Bishop a certified nurse midwife at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center and leader in the effort to reintroduce nitrous oxide for labor.

    chron.com Chronicle

  • There is a low risk of side effects with "epidurals," but these can include nausea, backache, a sudden drop in blood pressure, severe headache and more difficulty pushing possibly resulting in the need for forceps or a Cesarean delivery, according to the American Pregnancy Association.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Though nitrous oxide is commonly used for labor pain relief in Canada, Great Britain and other countries, it's been all but abandoned in the United States in favor of other options, such as epidurals, said Judith Bishop a certified nurse midwife at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center and leader in the effort to reintroduce nitrous oxide for labor.

    Boston.com Top Stories

  • There is a low risk of side effects with "epidurals," but these can include nausea, backache, a sudden drop in blood pressure, severe headache and more difficulty pushing possibly resulting in the need for forceps or a Cesarean delivery, according to the American Pregnancy Association.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Though nitrous oxide is commonly used for labor pain relief in Canada, Great Britain and other countries, it's been all but abandoned in the United States in favor of other options, such as epidurals, said Judith Bishop a certified nurse midwife at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center and leader in the effort to reintroduce nitrous oxide for labor.

    msnbc.com: Top msnbc.com headlines

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.