It’s arguably fine to tell little white lies to your friends and family. Many of us routinely lie to ourselves. But there is one person on this earth with whom you must be 100 per cent honest: your anaesthesiologist.
Do epidurals prolong labour? Read the recent headlines and you'd think we finally answered that question once and for all - with epidurals turning out to have no effect. But the study actually asked what happens if you already have an epidural, and turn it off as you're pushing out the baby.