Pain Relief During Labour


Labour Delivery

Are you getting concerned and worries about the labour and delivery as you get close to your due date?

Labour is the time of apprehension and anxiety for most parents, especially when it is their first baby. Most mums-to-be will experience pain, but the exact intensity and duration cannot be predicted.

There are simple ways you can use to help you through labour, such as relaxation, massage and music. Having a bath, changing position or walking around during labour may make you more comfortable. There are complementary therapies, such as aromatherapy, reflexology, acupuncture and massage, which may be used.

You may decide to go through labour without any pain relief. However, most women need some pain relief. There are various methods of pain relief that are explained in this section. Totalprenancycare explains the differences between all these various methods given below:

TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation)