• Epidural

    The term 'Epidural' in the birth industry generally refers to Epidural administration of a local anesthesia in which an anesthetic drug is passed by way of a fine plastic tube into the space between the dura mater and the bony canal of the spine.

  • Episiotomy

    An episiotomy is a surgical incision made in the area between the vagina and anus (perineum). This is done during the last stages of labor and delivery to expand the opening of the vagina to prevent tearing during the delivery of the baby.