The obstetrical anesthesia department at Womack Army Medical (WAMC) provides 24 hour continuous care and is staffed by a nurse anesthetist that is solely dedicated to Labor and Delivery. An anesthesiologist is available for consultation. Epidural and intrathecal anesthesia is provided for the laboring patient. Epidural, spinal and general anesthesia are provided for cesarean delivery, scheduled, emergent or urgent. Learn more.