So, no epidural—the drug that helps ease the excruciating pain of birth?
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.
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.