Vaginal delivery can be performed naturally or assisted by epidural anesthesia.
This second option reduces the pain caused by uterine contractions and vaginal dilation, making labor more bearable.
By Andrea Rodrigo B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Blanca Paraíso M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Óscar Oviedo Moreno M.D. (gynecologist) and Cristina Algarra Goosman B.Sc., M.Sc. (psychologist).
Last Update: 01/24/2022