Looking for an additional way to help women ride out the pain of childbirth, hospitals are turning to an old idea making a comeback – laughing gas. Mercy Hospital in South Buffalo is among the latest to offer nitrous oxide to women in labor. It joins hundreds of other facilities nationwide that have embraced the option in just the last few years. Pain during labor is different for every woman, but it’s usually memorably severe. Nitrous oxide offers modest help. But here’s the curious thing about the gas. Many women who use it in childbirth report being satisfied with their experience even if the pain relief isn’t that good or, as is often the case, they eventually turn to the strong pain medicine of an epidural. How can that be? Experts say pain relief, although important, is not the only factor in a woman’s perception of childbirth. Having choices and a sense of control play a part, too. “Patient satisfaction is a tough issue. You want to give women options to help them through one of the most important days of their life. Nitrous oxide gives them some control. They use it when they want to,” said Dr. Lynn Aronica,… Read full this story
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