Risks of Eating and Drinking During Labor: Hamburgers vs. Ice Chips

Risks of Eating and Drinking During Labor: Hamburgers vs. Ice Chips

It is a very common question asked by many pregnant women, “Why can’t I have anything to eat while I’m in labor?” The answer is simple, really – you might aspirate if you end up undergoing a C-section or some other emergency surgery due to complications. Pain medication and simply being in labor can cause nausea, which can result in vomiting. If you’re under anesthesia you may end up breathing in your vomit during surgery. READ MORE HERE

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