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Pain Relief During Labor and Birth
As an expectant mother approaching your due date, a concern that looms large in your mind is the pain that you expect to experience during labor. Will you be able to cope? (more…)
Important Article on the Safety and Risks of Nitrous Oxide Analgesia in Labor
Judith Rooks, CNM, MPH, a noted midwifery author and researcher, has spent countless hours campaigning to re-integrate nitrous oxide into the array of choices for pain relief in labor for…
Why is nitrous oxide for pain relief unavailable to most women giving birth in the United States when it is available in so many other countries?
This is the question posed by Judith Rooks, CNM, MS, MPH, a well-known midwifery author, epidemiologist, and researcher. As Ms. Rooks notes in her editorial in the March…