History of birth - page 3

Hi all! I'm new here, and I'm a student. Next week, I start my maternal/chilbirth clinical, and I am very excited. Last week in class, we watched a video detailing the way that labor and... Read More

  1. by   nurseunderwater
    Quote from anitame
    Kristi, I wasn't around then for "twilight sleep" (thankfully) but my impression is it wasn't really a "sleep" Just drugs given that often made the patient "freak out" through her delivery but caused amnesia regarding that time period. I would love to hear from nurses who know more. There IS a nurse who works at my hospital that talks about being "put out" after her first few contractions (for a vaginal delivery). Her impression is that is was wonderful. Sounds horrible to me.
    they used to give scopolamine....causes dlierium in the presence of pain...go figure..