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Pain relief for labour – TENs Machine

What the hell is a TENs machine and how does it work? A TENs machine is a form of pain relief that you can use during labour. The idea is that the pain relief is provided by transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation to relieve pain, by helping your...

Birth of Gabriella by Beccie

With no pain relief I pushed my baby out in 6 minutes. I was amazed that with my first born, I had an epidural and with my second, I had no pain relief what so ever! I honestly couldn’t of done it without the help and...

Birth of Immy by Ally

As a massive control freak, birth was an exciting but anxious time for me as there are so many things you can't control! I decided to research and prepare as much as possible by doing hypnobirthing and looking into evidence based birth information....

Labour and birth hormones – Adrenaline

Adrenaline is quite often considered to be unhelpful, not only when it comes to birth, but life in general – it normally makes us think about that fight/flight/freeze response when we’re scared, stressed or panicked. Adrenaline is unhelpful during the first stage of labour, however...