More and more hospitals are offering moms an alternative
method to pain killers during birth.
Nitrous-Oxide...most commonly known as laughing gas
is being used in some hospitals for pain conrtrol
The gas is the cheapest of other labor pain relief
It costs less than one hundred dollars where as an
epidural can run up to one thousand dollars.
The gas is not only legal.
but is controlled by the patient as they see fit.
The patient actually gives it to herself.
You usually do it right before a contraction and during
a contraction because you get the analgesic effects
within about 30 seconds of administration.
You want to do it like a minute before the contraction
and a minute during the contractions.
The F-D-A approved self-adminstrating* nitrous-oxide
machines in 20-12.