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My experience with TENS during labour

My experience with TENS during labour

Mercedes had her baby last month. Here she shares how her labour developed and how TENS helped her through. Thanks for sharing Mercedes. I'd like to provide some feedback on my experience with the TENS machine. It was truly a blessing having the machine. I had a relatively quick labour given it was my first baby (first contraction was at 4:30pm and baby was born at 10:46pm) I was very relaxed when the first contractions started - went for a walk with the dog then on to Countdown to get some snacks (all while having contractions - very close together). During...

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14 Ways to Manage Labour Pain Naturally

As you count down the days to your due date, no doubt you'll be thinking about the birth and how you'll cope with the pain. Everyone's tolerance to pain is different, and as such our need for pain relief will vary. Remember you may have many hours in labour and if your goal is a natural, drug-free birth then you'll want to be prepared with a range of tools and techniques to help you through. We’ve listed 14 natural pain relief options to help you through labour. TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation)   TENS is one of the safest, most effective...

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FREE e-book: Drug-free pain relief...before, during & after childbirth

FREE e-book: Drug-free pain relief...before, during & after childbirth

Please feel free to download and share our free e-book: Drug-free Pain Relief...before, during & after childbirth.... Need some natural remedies for heartburn, swollen ankles or morning sickness?  Wanting a drug-free birth and need some advice on how to get through the pain? Want to prepare for after birth with natural solutions to perineum soreness and constipation? Our e-book is packed full of natural tips, tricks and remedies to help & heal naturally.  

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Midwife & New Mum Fiona, shares her birth story

Midwife & New Mum Fiona, shares her birth story

Fiona steps us through her labour and explains when she bought in tools and techniques to help her progress. Being prepared for labour is key to feeling in control and having a range of pain relief strategies can make all the difference when your goal is a natural birth. Fiona used a swiss ball, TENS machine, hot water bottle, birthing pool, breathing techniques, movement (swaying and support), vocalisation, distraction and support from her birthing partner and husband. Congratulations on your natural birth Fiona and thank you for sharing your story. 1.45am  - woke with first contraction - was contracting every...

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The Ultimate Newborn Essentials Checklist

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The Ultimate Newborn Essentials Checklist

If you're having your first baby it can be daunting trying to work out what is essential and what is not. Newborns have fairly simple needs – they need to be kept warm, fed, changed, cuddled and have a safe place to sleep.  We've created a checklist of essentials so you can get the practical necessities ready for your new baby. The Ultimate Newborn Essentials Checklist…for the first 12 weeks Sleepy Time Bassinette & Mattress (or cot) Wool/Cotton Blankets Waterproof Mattress Protector Baby Head Rest Sleep Sack (wool/cotton) Night Light White Noise Machine Wraps/Swaddles Feeding Time Nursing Pillow Burp Cloths...

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