Most pregnant women I meet want a natural birth. OK, there are always some people who believe that they have a zero tolerance of pain and fully intend to get all the drugs as soon as they go into labour. And I fully applaud them. Regardless of your choices knowing...
There are a thousand books on how to have a natural birth with different techniques and methods. Very few of them address the reality that over 50% of mothers in the UK have some form of intervention or birth pain relief in childbirth, and the number is much higher in...
Pain Relief vs Natural Birth When preparing for birth, most women’s first instincts are to find out all they can about natural birth and not really consider labour pain relief. We have done it for millions of years, after all, and the excitement that...
[toc] TENS Machine in Labour Most women don’t like the idea of using pain relief in labour and so any methods that are side-effect-free are a bonus. There are many things you can do in labour to minimise the pain and using a TENS Machine in labour is a popular...
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