Laughing Through Childbirth: Hospitals Offer Nitrous Oxide To Ease Labor Pains

Ask almost any woman who has experienced labor and delivery and she will likely tell you that despite its purpose it’s no laughing matter.

Now several hospitals in Connecticut hope to reduce some of the painful aspects of childbirth, at least the perception of it, by offering women the option of using a little nitrous oxide (AKA laughing gas) to help take the edge off labor pain. Read the full article here.