I am expecting my first baby due in January. In 1996 I had two herniated/bulged disks (I think L4 and L5) but can't remember for sure. I was in physical therapy for over a year and constant pain, it was awful. After about 16 months, the pain went away and has only come back a few times since then.
My question, is that since I have that history of lumbar back problems, will I still be able to get an epidural during delivery of my baby? Thank you.
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