Hospital offers Nitrous Oxide for labor pains

Laboring mothers now have the option of using nitrous oxide to ease pain and anxiety when giving birth at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County’s Labor and Delivery Unit.

“We are proud to be one of only three hospitals in Wyoming to offer this choice for women,” said Megan Jacobsen, director of Women’s Health Clinic of Sweetwater Memorial. “This allows women more options and lets them have more control during their labor experience.”

According to the American College of Nurse-Midwives, “Research has supported the reasonable efficacy, safety, and unique and beneficial qualities of nitrous oxid...


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