At Mercy you have many options that allow you to personalize your childbirth experience. This includes preferences about if and when you may want to use medication to manage pain.
If you would rather not have pain medication, often called a "natural" delivery, consider these options to help control the discomfort of childbirth without drugs:
You and your partner or labor coach can learn more about natural childbirth through Mercy’s childbirth education classes. We’ll do all we can to help you have a natural and rewarding experience.