- Pregnancy exacerbates most problems associated with spinal cord injury (SCI).
- Diagnosis of labour in women with spinal cord injury above T10 of the spinal cord can be challenging.
- Women with SCI should aim for a vaginal delivery.
- Autonomic dysreflexia is life threatening and requires immediate treatment.
- Early epidural analgesia in labour will reduce the incidence of autonomic dysreflexia.