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Pain relief in labour

Everyone will deal with labour differently. Some will be very vocal and may verbalise loudly, others require a lot of pain relief and some may not need any. There are no rules about how you labour and your midwife will support you to make an informed choice with regards to what pain relief you require.

There are a variety of different pain relief options available to you, it’s good to know your options before you give birth. You can choose from: