Epidural-Related Deaths on the Rise

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Registered: 07-05-2005
Epidural-Related Deaths on the Rise
Tue, 01-04-2011 - 12:25pm

A new study published in Obstetrics & Gynecology found that regional anesthesia-related deaths have risen a bit, from 2.5 deaths for every million C-sections between 1991 and 1996, to 3.8 per million between 1997 and 2002.

Epidural-Related Deaths Are on the Rise-- Should You Worry?- http://www.ivillage.com/epidural-related-deaths-are-rise-should-you-worry/6-a-310651?ice=iv:mb:msg:kp

Do you plan on getting an epidural? Does this new study concern you?

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Registered: 10-22-2009
Tue, 01-04-2011 - 2:54pm

The only thing an article like this posted in a message board group like this is going to do is scare the crap out of expectant mother's! Why even post this? Sorry, but really.