Welcome to LabourPains.com
Welcome to LabourPains.com, the public information website of the OAA. Here you can learn all you need to know about the benefits and complications of epidurals in labour and other forms of labour pain relief, about your choice of anaesthesia for caesarean section, and more. The information is all written by doctors - specifically anaesthetists - who specialise in providing pain relief and anaesthesia for women during and around the time of delivery. The information is trustworthy, unbiased and scientifically proven.Take a look, tell us what you think and spread the word!
PAIN RELIEF IN LABOUR
Evidence-based information about epidurals and other forms of pain relief for labour, written by doctors
Information about the options for anaesthesia if you need a caesarean section, written by doctors
Translations of our information material in around 40 different languages
Frequently Asked Questions! – And some useful links