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Virtual Reality Compared to Nitrous Oxide for Labor Analgesia

The purpose of this study is to determine if non-invasive distracting devices (Virtual Reality headsets) are non-inferior to conventional therapy (nitrous oxide) for addressing maternal needs during labor who desire non-epidural pain relief.

Stanford is currently accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Brendan Carvalho

Stanford Investigator(s):

Intervention(s):

  • Device: Oculus Quest 2 Virtual Reality Device
  • Drug: Nitrous oxide

Phase:

N/A

Eligibility


Inclusion Criteria:

   - Singleton pregnancy at >34 weeks

   - Regular uterine contractions

   - Pain > 2/10

   - English speaking

Exclusion Criteria:

   - BMI > 40

   - Preeclampsia with severe features

   - Use of IV analgesics during labor

   - Diabetes requiring insulin therapy

   - Claustrophobia

   - History of epilepsy

Ages Eligible for Study

18 Years - N/A

Genders Eligible for Study

Female

Now accepting new patients

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Brendan Carvalho
650-222-7967
Recruiting