We are committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience. To do so, we are actively working with consultants to update the website by increasing its accessibility and usability by persons who use assistive technologies
such as automated tools, keyboard-only navigation, and screen readers.
We are working to have the website conform to the relevant standards of the Section 508 Web Accessibility Standards developed by the United States Access Board, as
well as the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1. These standards and guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities. We believe that conformance with these standards and
guidelines will help make the website more user friendly for all people.
Our efforts are ongoing. While we strive to have the website adhere to these guidelines and standards, it is not always possible to do so in all areas of the website.
If, at any time, you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of any particular webpage, please contact WebsiteAccess@tenethealth.com so that we may be of assistance.
Everyone experiences pain differently. To help ease any discomfort, we have a team of skilled anesthesiologists who will work with you to determine and administer the appropriate type of anesthesia.
There are several different forms of anesthesia administered for childbirth which can be used independently or in conjunction with one another. These options include local anesthesia, sedation, regional anesthesia and general anesthesia and should be discussed with your healthcare provider.
West Boca Medical Center also offers Nitrous Oxide as an option for their maternity patients. Nitrous Oxide is not a substitute for an epidural; you can have both pain management options. Instead of increasing the epidural at the time of labor, which has the potential to make it more difficult to push the baby down the birth canal, nitrous oxide can be added to relieve your pain when you start to feel pressure.
"This is a dialog window which overlays the main content of the page and plays an embedded YouTube video. Pressing the Close Modal button at the bottom of the modal or pressing the Escape key will close the modal and bring you back to where you were on the page.