As anaesthetists we don’t get the opportunity to meet most of the amazing women giving birth, as we are only involved in the care of a small proportion of mamma’s-to-be. Nevertheless, knowing how an anaesthetist can look after you and your baby can be really helpful in the lead up to your big day. The most common role anaesthetists play on the labour ward is talking to women and their partners about different sorts of pain relief available in labour.…