Episode 8: Interventions

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Episode 8 Content and Overview

An intervention is any procedure performed by a care provider, usually a doctor or midwife to assist in the delivery of the baby.  Interventions include IVs, epidurals, fetal monitoring, assisted delivery (using forceps or a vent house suction cup), episiotomy, induction, augmentation, and cesarean.  By learning what each procedure entails and when and why it is performed you will be better able to make sound decisions as to whether or not you really need or want it.

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      Hi Ann! Show notes for each episode can be found at https://pregnancypodcast.com/episode# (with the number of the episode you are looking for). There is also a handy search box that you can type any keyword into and posts relating to that should show up in the search results. If you need help finding something don’t hesitate to ask.

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