Most women start with the noble intention of having childbirth the "natural" way, without any anesthesia. Invariably the pain of labor becomes too overwhelming and most request some for of anesthsia. Here are some information to help you decide the best anesthesia for you and your baby.
As the population gets more affluent, more people struggle with obesity. About two-thirds of Americans are now considered overweight. Here are some information if you are going to have bariatric surgery to reduce your weight. Also take a look at our sleep apnea page for this common comorbidity.