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The Women's and Children's Hospital is located on the traditional lands for the Kaurna people, and we respect their spiritual relationship with their Country. We also acknowledge that the Kaurna people are the custodians of the Adelaide region, and that their cultural and heritage beliefs are still as important to the living Kaurna people today.

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Pain Relief Options – Support Person

While you may not think of a support person present during labour as a form of pain relief, it actually is.

While you may not think of a support person present during labour as a form of pain relief, it actually is.

Research has shown that laboring women who had a support person with them at all times had more positive birth experiences, needed less pain relief and had fewer Caesarean sections as well as assisted deliveries.

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