Posts tagged epidural
Giving birth at Gaslini Children's Hospital in Genoa: What's it like?

Attending a birth at Gaslini Hospital in Genoa was a positive experience. In this post I share photos and information about the building and protocols that they have around birth.

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Luke's Birth: Pitocin, Forceps, and a Warrior Mother

"I truly did not feel anything - even though the monitor showed the contractions were at 75-90% intensity. The only way I knew I was having a contraction was the skin of my belly got tighter and harder (more than it already was at it's maxed out, 9 months state)." Amy tells us the story of Luke's birth in Virginia, USA.

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