The HypnoBirthing Collective has several tens machines for labour that are available to hire.
A tens machine is a wonderful drug-free option to use during your labour. TENS stands for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation and the unit consists of a handheld machine with a neck cord, connected by fine leads to 4 flat, sticky gel pads that adhere to your back.
The machine sends small, safe pulses of electrical current through the leads to the pads on your back. The pulses pass through your skin and into your muscles and tissues. Depending on the setting you choose, the pulse will feel like a gentle tingle or buzzing sensation.
You can choose to hold the machine, clip it to your clothing or hang it on a cord around your neck.
There is a variety of strength settings which you control and our model contains a boost button for maximum tingly strength during those more intense surges/contractions.
If you would like to talk further about hiring a tens machine, or just want some more information about the process, please fill out the form below. Don’t worry, it isn’t a commitment to purchase, it’s just so we can determine if we have one available for you when you are most likely to give birth