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Is the use of nitrous oxide safe for pregnant women?

The use of nitrous oxide in pregnant women is controversial, and it is preferable pregnant women not be treated with it. 

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What are the side effects of nitrous oxide?
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Nitrous oxide, when given by a healthcare professional, rarely has any bothersome side effects. ...
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Who should not receive nitrous oxide?
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People who are extremely nervous about dental work and cannot be calmed by nitrous oxide should ...
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Should I receive nitrous oxide if I am pregnant?
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If you are pregnant now or plan to get pregnant, you should not receive nitrous oxide without ta...
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Should my child receive nitrous oxide?
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Your child should be able to safely receive nitrous oxide if he can handle the plastic tubes in ...
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