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Using Tens pre-labour on midwife advice?

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scaredbutexcited Tue 19-Mar-13 13:18:21

I thought it sounded a bit odd. I don't understand it.

Still, she is really experienced and it is my first baby so I feel like I must be missing something!

HPsauceonbaconbuttiesmmm Tue 19-Mar-13 11:41:33

Can't imagine the logic behind that. Use it if you have pain. Otherwise I'd leave it alone.

scaredbutexcited Tue 19-Mar-13 10:29:15

Hi, my midwife has suggested I start using my Tens machine daily from 37 weeks to help build up endorphins.

Has anyone else done this? If so, what did you think?

Also, is anyone aware of any risks of doing this? The midwife is happy but good to have all info before trying it out.

Thank you for your thoughts.

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