"Laughing Gas" During Labor?

iVillage Member
Registered: 05-15-2009
"Laughing Gas" During Labor?
Wed, 06-08-2011 - 9:49am


Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, TN has added nitrous oxide (laughing gas) to their pain relief options for women in labor.

iVillage Member
Registered: 12-12-2009
Wed, 06-08-2011 - 11:52am

i think it's a great idea.

iVillage Member
Registered: 05-15-2009
Fri, 06-10-2011 - 10:27am
I'd have tried this if it was available when I had my two. I haven't done much research on using it in labor, but my dentist uses it all the time. I've had it once, and it really does seem to help.

Community Leader
Registered: 04-18-2003
Tue, 06-14-2011 - 3:43pm

I found an article about laughing gas during labor.


iVillage Member
Registered: 11-29-2005
Sun, 06-19-2011 - 9:36pm
I definitely would have considered it for my pit-enhanced labors!


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