Reduce Labor Pain with a TENS Unit
TENS units are now available in the US. TENS stands for transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulator. Since the 1970’s women in the UK and Canada have been using TENS units for pain management during childbirth. In fact, in the UK nearly 1 in 5 women have used TENS in their labor. Today women have more access than ever to them and are including them in their comfort measures plan. TENS can be a terrific, low-risk option for you and your birth no matter what type of birth you choose. It’s completely natural and perfectly safe for mothers and their babies.