Australian Woman Refuses Epidural For 14-Pound Baby Boy

9. When The Baby’s Actual Size Became Apparent, She Was Given Laughing Gas

Natashia wanted to have a natural childbirth, so when the pushing started to become a bit more difficult than she had prepared for, the doctors gave her “laughing gas,” which is 50% oxygen and 50% nitrous oxide. She claimed that the laughing gas helped her keep pushing while positive thoughts and deep breathing techniques managed the pain.