The advancement in anaesthesia has emerged with a prodigy in labour as painless delivery, which stands as a huge relief for parturient women. Epidural anaesthesia is advancement in pain management during labour, which ensures that pregnant women have a comfortable labour.
- Almost complete relief from pain leads to a cheerful delivery
- Because of pain, mother secretes hormones which gives distress to the baby.
- Alert labour as mother will be completely conscious
- If need arises, an instrumental delivery can be performed under the same anaesthesia
- In case if the patient has to be taken for caesarean segment, the effect can be topped up through the epidural catheter.