Fever During Labor? It’s Not Because of the Epidural

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Did you know you might get a fever during labor? In the past, it's been suggested that epidural analgesia (the pain meds) is what causes laboring moms to burn up, but a new study in the August issue of Anesthesiology provides some surprising insight into the cause of maternal intrapartum fever (MIF). University of... read more