Scope 037: Gas & Air or TENS in Childbirth – Are They OK?

TENS or Gas and Air for Birth

I frequently get asked about different types of pain relief methods – and their safety. Gas & Air and TENS machine are methods used much more frequently outside the US, but we're beginning to see them offered in the States as well. Since they're an option internationally and gaining popularity here, I covered them in today's scope!

For more on handling labor naturally, check out my article series on Pain Relief While Making Progress in Labor

TENS: A Marketing Triumph is the article I refer to in the video.

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TENS Machine for Childbirth

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TENS or Gas and Air for Birth

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Kristen is a pregnancy coach, student midwife, and a mama to 8 - all born naturally! I've spent nearly two decades helping mamas have healthy babies, give birth naturally, and enjoy the adventure of motherhood. Does complete support for a sacred birth and beautiful beginning for your baby resonate with you? Contact me today to chat about how powerful guidance and coaching can transform your pregnancy, birth, and mothering journey <3

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