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Study rejects link between early epidural use, childbirth complications

AWHONN SmartBrief | Oct 14, 2014

Researchers reviewed nine studies involving more than 15,000 first-time mothers and found that early use of epidurals during childbirth does not appear to raise the risk of delivery complications compared with later use. The study, published in The Cochrane Library, suggests the right time to give an epidural during labor is when the woman asks for pain relief, researchers said. HealthDay News (10/09)


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Incorrect use of infant car seats is common among new parents

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U.S. must rethink Ebola prevention and detection, CDC director says

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Study finds cultural differences in body-size perception

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Free webinar: Nursing Leadership in Women's Health

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Mass. increases number of nurses with bachelor's degrees

AWHONN SmartBrief | Oct 17, 2014

Mayo Clinic answers shortage by hiring associate-degree nurses

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