Think the spelling is correct but might be a wrong vowel in there..
I our NCT class we did gas/air, water births, epidural, and pethidine/diamorphine, and the last two seemed to have some relatively major reasons to avoid if possible, (although if it's really ghastly I'll probably take anything!) Our plumber's wife gave birth 6 weeks ago and had a drug called remi which is the stuff above. It's still an opiate but has a really short half life, so doesn't hang around in your system or affect the baby like peth/diamorphine and sounds great. Does anyone else have any experience/thoughts to share? I'm due Dec 15th with my first..
I had G&A, diamorphine & remi with DD - it was great compared to just G&A and diamorphine with DS. Only thing about remi, as it is self administered, you can only use it every 2 mins - crap when baby's crowning and contractions are quicker than that. So crap that I threw the button at DH and told him to get rid of it I didn't have any side effects from any of these tho, although I did throw up continually throughout labour with DD - but that started before I even left the house to go to hospital. Congratulations & good luck with baby
I was offered this after a failed epidural, diamorphine and gas and air, but the midwife said it was rubbish when I asked if it was any good, the consultant said it can make you sick too so I decided not to bother.