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Which TENS machine??

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TheBubGrower Tue 04-Dec-18 11:22:25

Hi, I'm 36 weeks pregnant and looking to hire a tens machine. For my last birth i hired a boots one but can't remember which one i went for. They seem to have 3 options but i can't find much info online to see what the differences are. Does anyone have any recommendations about these? Thanks!

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0lgaDaPolga Tue 04-Dec-18 11:31:59

I used a rented Elle tens machine last time and it really helped. I haven’t tried any others but I’ve rented another Elle one for this time around

laurG Wed 05-Dec-18 23:00:26

Make sure you get one of the ones designed specifically for birth. I got one that was for general pain and safe to use for birth. It was NOT strong enough. It helped a bit but nowhere near enough. You need big pads to cover your lower spine.

Dookie Thu 06-Dec-18 21:52:05

I rented an Elle tens and was very happy with it. It had the critical 'boost' button to use during contractions

Sweepington Thu 06-Dec-18 21:52:59

Mama Tensnfrom Boots

TheBubGrower Thu 06-Dec-18 23:06:38

Thanks for the replies. I've decided to order the mamatens as the next version up had 140 settings which seemed too complicated! Lol

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balalalala Sun 09-Dec-18 21:48:29

I used a mama tens all through labour last week and it was fab!

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