Tag: complication

  • Supine Hypotensive Syndrome: An Epidural Blackout

    Supine Hypotensive Syndrome: An Epidural Blackout

    Imagine the horror as you welcome an epidural, relief, into your body after a long stretch of contractions (and having to hold a specific position for several minutes while the anesthesiologist placed a needle the size of your face into your spine), only to instantly start blacking out while you hear rapid, loud beeping in […]

  • Is your Midwife there to serve YOU? – Questions to ask a Potential Midwife

    Is your Midwife there to serve YOU? – Questions to ask a Potential Midwife

    So you want to hire a homebirth midwife? That’s a great choice! There are many great midwives that serve women all across the world. They usually serve in a more natural-minded manner, and know more about physiological birth than their obstetric counterparts. When you go about hiring a midwife, it is important to be aware […]