In my previous blog post, I spoke about the need to really explore and find some stuff out for yourself. Luckily, I did most of the work for you (but always check my facts and call it into question, same thing with doctors and nurses)! It’s always good to know things on several different levels. So, here it is. Here is some general evidence based information on epidurals thanks to CAPPA:
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Epistemology, not to be confused with episiotomy, is our way of knowing something; most often it it through the knowledge someone with authority passes to us (doctors or nurses), or it can be from our own experience with something, or from what we have read/researched or heard for ourselves. So take a moment to think back on everything you know about the epidural. Perhaps someone, a friend or family member, had one and said something along the lines of “Thank… >> learn more.