Giving women a type of epidural jab to relieve pain in the early stages of labour does not increase the odds of a &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/main/18/90/359/13144_birth.html ' target=_blank>Caesarean section, research suggests. Previous research had suggested the numbing effect of the painkiller affected a woman's ability to push and that led to more Caesarean deliveries.
But research on 750 &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/society/2001/03/30/3234.html' target=_blank>pregnant women in Chicago found no increased risk from a low-dose jab called a spinal-epidural. Lead researcher Dr Cynthia Wong said it showed more women should get the jabs, says the BBC News.
Russian President Vladimir Putin got the West worried again by signing Decree No. 915. The news did not produce any public effect in Russia