Reduce your Labor Pain with a TENS Unit: It’s a Game Changer

Reduce your Labor Pain with a TENS Unit: It’s a Game Changer

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.

Using Your BRAIN

Using Your BRAIN

When life comes at you full force and presents you with a change in course,  it is important to know what options are available to you.  Informed consent is the only way to make an educated decision or choice. The informed decision means you understand the strengths and weaknesses of each option available. This understanding is critical to any decision but especially when considering your health options.

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