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Should women be given epidurals?

Midwives are being accused of failing to give women epidurals during labour.

Hundreds of new mothers have posted their complaints online on the Mumsnet forum saying they were 'fobbed off' by midwives when they asked for the injection.

The BBC spoke to Lucy Jolin from the Birth Trauma Association and Frances Day-Stirk from the Royal College of Midwives.

  • 22 Feb 2011
  • From the section Health