The use of epidural anesthesia is still poorly received by the Chinese society. Shen Yiwen paid the price in 2021. When she was six months pregnant, this 34-year-old woman was ridiculed and condemned “too snob to push” when she came up with the idea of ​​giving birth under an epidural, tells American specialized media Chinese project.

After a difficult delivery by caesarean section, she wanted to “the next one is the least painful and least difficult possible.” “I was injured. I remember saying that I want to die, confessed to Chinese projectan accountant from the city of Suzhou, in the southeast of the country.

But Shen Yiwen’s proposal was heavily criticized by her mother-in-law, who stated that since she herself managed to give birth to three children naturally and non-medically, she should be able to do the same.

Despite the remarks