Is there a link between anesthesia in childbirth and the rate of cesarean delivery


  • E. V. Grizhimalsky Maternity hospital “Leleka”, Kyiv, Ukraine


childbirth, anesthesia, analgesia, caesarean section, cesarean delivery


Since today EA has become widely used in medical practice to alleviate labor pains, doctors have occasionally started to argue about the direct connection between EA, instrumental obstetrics and caesarean section. According to this study, the use of epidural analgesia does not affect the likelihood of instrumental obstetrics and the risk of negative neonatal outcomes. At the same time, EA is directly related to the duration of the first and second generic stage.


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Grizhimalsky EV. Is there a link between anesthesia in childbirth and the rate of cesarean delivery. PMJUA [Internet]. 2017 Dec. 1 [cited 2023 Feb. 8];2(4):68-71. Available from:



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