Wednesday, June 12, 2013
UHS Chenango Memorial Hospital now offers epidurals to maternity patients
Epidural pain management now available for labor and delivery at Chenango Memorial Hospital
additional pain management option is now available to mothers during
labor and delivery at UHS Chenango Memorial Hospital. According to Dr.
Michael Trevisani, Vice President Medical Affairs and Chief Medical
Officer at UHS Chenango Memorial Hospital, laboring mothers may now
choose to have an epidural when they deliver at the local facility.
“This is in addition to other pain relief options including intrathecal
Dr. Trevisani explained that patients should
discuss pain management options with their obstetrician as they prepare
for their eventual delivery and commented, “We are happy to add this new
option to the numerous advantages offered to prenatal patients at our
In addition to pain management options for
birthing, the Women’s Health Center and Maternity Center at UHS Chenango
Memorial Hospital offer the services of five obstetrician/gynecologists
including a urogynecologist. Added maternity services include
childbirth education, breastfeeding education and support; nutritional
counseling; and genetic counseling and referrals.
plan to deliver at UHS Chenango Memorial Hospital have the convenience
of prenatal care at the UHS Women’s Health Center in the hospital at 179
N. Broad Street in Norwich or at UHS Primary Care in Sidney at 44 Pearl