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Largest study of its kind of women in labour backs nitrous oxide use

Researchers at the University of Colorado College of Nursing and the School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology at the Anschutz Medical Campus found that the use of nitrous oxide (N2O)


Laughing gas helpful for labour pain, but epidural still top choice

Women report being very satisfied with nitrous oxide to manage labour pain, experiencing no adverse side effects to the baby, although more than half of the women ultimately opted for an epidural