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Has anyone used a TENS machine through labour?

“Hi there, I am due to have a baby in November and was wondering if any other mums have used a TENS through the labour, and if anyone has used a normal TENS instead of a proper labour machine? Thank you.”


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  • I have never even heard of this


  • I have never used one but have heard they are effective:)!


  • Did you use a Tens machine?


  • did you use one? :)


  • Did you end up using one?


  • They recommended it for me but I survived with just the gas


  • What is TENS machine? :)


  • Did you end up using it for yourself?


  • Sounds like it has benefited a few.


  • I think the TENS is really helpful during labour.


  • Wow a lot of people used it !


  • my sister used one and swears by it!


  • I have not as I did not know about it .. But I broke my hip and I had to get a new hip. Luck me and I used it then. .. I still use if I get sore joints from sport I love mine.. Brought at chemist 180 dollars HCF gave us back. 170 dollars we need a letter to go with it to claim…


  • I bought a TENS machine for my labour and used it for about an hour during my labour. I turned it up during each contraction and I think it created a distraction more than anything. My health fund covered the purchase. If you are planning to use water you cannot get it wet. I found a hot shower worked best for me.


  • No but my friend did and thought it helped her a lot through her labour


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