The problem is that there is no convincing evidence that epidural injections work.
But had I needed an epidural, had something gone wrong and I needed a caesarean, that would have been OK, too.
So, no epidural—the drug that helps ease the excruciating pain of birth?
This “lucid interval” is found in nearly half of all cases of epidural hematoma (Bullock, Neurosurgery, 2006).
epidural ep·i·du·ral (ěp'ĭ-dur'əl, -dyur'-)
Located on or over the dura mater. n.
An injection into the epidural space of the spine.