Video describing the different options for pain relief in labour including the use of epidural analgesia.
As part of your birth plan, you need to think about what pain relief you want during labour and the birth. Various medication and non-medication techniques are available for pain relief. It’s important to know your options and discuss your choices with your lead maternity carer.
(NZ Society of Anaesthetists and Waitematā District Health Board, 2016)