Pregnancy Podcast – Episode 72: Using TENS in labor with Judy Key
Judy Key is a DONA Certified Birth Doula and Certified Childbirth Educator. She works with New Life Birth Services, a doula collective in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Judy’s favorite part of her life as a doula are the new relationships that are born out of supporting families.
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-What is a TENS unit?
-Is it safe for both mom and baby?
-How can this help with pain management during labor?
(is there a difference between low intensity and high intensity)
-What is the Gate Control Theory?
-Are there any downsides to using a TENS machine?
-Can you use it in conjunction with other pain relief options?
-Where do you typically connect the pads?
-How do you select a TENS unit?
Judy’s Recommended Product:
OBI TENS Plus with Booster Button (UK): https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B001DDZBHK/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_NF3EFb2476GX2
Dr. Frederick’s TENS Unit Electrodes : https://amzn.to/34qHSGS
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