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Information about pain relief in labour Information about anaesthesia for caesarean section Other Information
Language Pain Relief Comparison Card FAQ's - Pain Relief In Labour Pain Relief in Labour (translations all 3rd Edition unless stated otherwise) Epidural Info Card FAQ's - Your Anaesthetic for Caesarean Section Caesarean Section (translations all 2nd Edition unless stated otherwise) Info Card: Regional Anaesthesia for Caesarean Section Info Card: General Anaesthesia for Caesarean Section Phrase Cards High Body Mass Index (BMI) Headache after epidural or spinal
What is it? A bite size comparison of available techniques Frequently asked questions Our long format information document A summary of the main facts about epidurals Frequently asked questions Our long format information document A summary of the main facts about staying awake for C-section A summary of the main facts about going to sleep for C-section Translations of commonly needed phrases on the labour ward Information about the problems associated with raised BMI Information about this uncommon but important complication
Who is it for? Public Public Public Public Public Public Public Public Professionals Public Public
English X X (4) X X X X X X X X
Arabic X X X X X X X X X X X
Bengali X X X X X X X X X X X
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Bulgarian X X
X X X
X X
X

X
Burmese

(4)

X




Catalan

X X
X


X
Chinese X X X
X

X X

X
Traditional Chinese

X X
X

X X *
Croatian

(1) X
(1)




Czech

X X
(1)

X X X
Danish


X
(2)*




Dutch

X X
X


X
Farsi X X
X X

X X

X
French X X X X X X X X X X X
Georgian

X

(1)

X

German X X
X X X X X X

X
Greek

(1) X
X X
X X X
Gujurati X X X X X
X X X X X *
Hindi

X X
X X
X X X
Hungarian

* X
* X X
X X
Icelandic

X X
(1)




Italian X X
X X (1) X X
X X
Japanese

X X
X

X

Latvian

X X
X


X
Lithuanian X X
X X X X X X
X X
Malayalam

X X
X X X

X
Mandarin

X X
X

X X *
Nepalese


X
X




Polish X X X X X X X X X X X
Portuguese X X (1) X X * X X * X X
Punjabi X X X X X
X X X X X X
Romanian X X
X X
X X X X X
Russian

(1) X X
(1) X
X * * *
Serbian

X X
(1)

X

Slovakian

X X






Slovenian

X X
(1)

X

Somali X
X X
X X X X X X
Spanish X X (1) X X (1) X X X X X
Tagalog X X


X

X X

X
Tamil X X
X X X
X X X X X X
Telugu

X X
X

X X
Turkish X X (1) X X (1) X X
X X
Ukrainian

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X X



Urdu X X X X X X X X X X X
Vietnamese


X






Welsh

(1) X

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We remain grateful to those individuals who have assisted with previous translations – in the future any existing translations outside of the top 20 languages will be available in the archive section.

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