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Decisions about an epidural should be made by the labouring woman.

When to ask for an epidural

When to start epidural pain relief during labour and delivery should be up to the mother, researchers say.

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Research says that listening to music throughout pregnancy and labour can have big benefits.

How music can help when you're in labour

Research has shown that listening to music during birth can help reduce pain and decrease anxiety. Mums share their advice on the music that helped them in labour.

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Pain free labour: fact or fiction?

It’s a question that runs through the mind of every first time mum-to-be – how will I know when I’m in labour? And if you actually ask the question, you’ll usually get the same reply: “Oh, trust me, you’ll know”.

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