What are the local anesthesia options for normal labor and delivery?

Updated: Jan 24, 2019
  • Author: Sarah Hagood Milton, MD; Chief Editor: Christine Isaacs, MD  more...
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As an alternative, regional anesthesia may be given. Anesthesia options include the following:

  • Epidural

  • Spinal

  • Combined spinal-epidural


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