Tens Machine in Labour What you need to know!!
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TENS units are used to manage pain for a variety of conditions, including painful contractions during labor. But if this is your first time receiving treatment from a TENS machine, and you plan on. The small, hand-held machines use a mild and painless electrical current to relieve pain. Reducing back pain is the most common uses for TENS units, and back pain during pregnancy and the early stages of labor is a frequent complaint. TENS can be used as natural pain relief for many afflictions, including labor pains.
One study found that TENS treatment provided temporary pain relief for people with fibromyalgia while the machine was in use. While there. A TENS machine is likely to be used most during early labor, and later on during the birthing process it’s likely a TENS machine on its own will not be enough. Most women require multiple pain relievers in a few different forms during pregnancy. When you first go into labor, the most painful part will be the contractions.
TENS can be a powerful means to avoid pharmaceutical pain relief, if that’s your goal, or it can just be a tool to lessen discomfort during early labor or while you are waiting for an epidural. A TENS machine is small about the size of an iPad mini. It’s connected to a series of electrodes, which are put on your skin to deliver a low-voltage electrical charge. The electrical pulses.
It’s typically used as a pain-reliever by administering mild electrical currents to the muscles in pain, but on a higher setting creates mild discomfort. When you’re using TENS during labor, you might feel a buzzing, tingling, or prickling sensation wherever the pads are placed. It’s easy to administer, and the person who is receiving the TENS can control the intensity of the sensation using the buttons on the device.
TENS is a drug-free kind of pain relief often used by women in the early stages of labour. TENS stands for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation. A maternity TENS machine consists of a battery-powered, hand-held controller connected by fine leads to four flat pads. The pads are covered in a firm gel that helps them stick to your back.
A TENS Unit is a tool that can help with pain management in labor. It is often used for back labor and the electrodes are place on the back. Use of a TENS is more common in Canada and the UK.
List of related literature:
|from Obstetrics and Gynecology in Chinese Medicine E-Book|
|from Maternal & Child Health Nursing: Care of the Childbearing & Childrearing Family|
|from Skills for Midwifery Practice Australia & New Zealand edition|
|from Maternal Child Nursing Care in Canada E-Book|
|from What to Expect When You’re Expecting 4th Edition|
|from Maternal Child Nursing Care|
|from The Labor Progress Handbook: Early Interventions to Prevent and Treat Dystocia|
|from Hacker & Moore’s Essentials of Obstetrics and Gynecology E-Book|
|from The Birth Partner: Everything You Need to Know to Help a Woman Through Childbirth|
|from Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn: The Complete Guide|