83. Consider the following statements:
1. Carbon dioxide is the safest gas for creating pneumoperitoneum in operative laparoscopy.
2. Laparoscopic sterilization is not recommended during the period of immediate postpartum.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2