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Unread 01-05-2012, 08:55 AM
Re: Epidural?

Originally Posted by alaskansinger View Post
I dont know what it is but I just have this huge mental thing about a needle in my back. I preferred pain to an epidural having children and don't regret it at all, so I think I will still probably forgo it.
If you are uneasy about having the needle in your back, you might want to ask if they offer a TAP Block. This was given to me about 30 minutes prior to surgery. I was sedated while they did the procedure. It helps with pain management for about 16 hours after surgery. Something to consider.
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