Introduction to Labor Medications
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This video introduces expectant mothers to a range of medical options during labor and delivery. It explains the link between physical and emotional changes going on in the body and the pain of childbirth. While it stresses the importance of relaxation in pain reduction it explains that anesthesia and analgesia can be used to cope with the pain of labor and delivery. Common names of the medications, administration methods, side effects, and potential risks and benefits are presented. The video emphasizes that women should discuss pain management options with their healthcare professional to determine the best options for them.