www.nctshop.co.ukwww.nctshop.co.uk | Call 0845 8100 1007Pelvic floor exercisesTo keep the pelvis moving, try a birth ball instead of a normal seat, it helps you strengthen back muscles and keeps you upright and helps baby into a good position for birth (more later on).For simple pelvic floor exercises, try this DVD.At home, plan ahead and think about what you want to use to help you cope in labour. Drug free pain relief such as TENS and walking and using upright positions or taking a bath can help. Your baby will need some essentials too.The Miracle Box Pelvic Packing your Floor DVD £9.99 3300birth bagThird trimesterBEST SELLERsomething to wear in labourUse during pregnancy for swollen haemorrhoids and other irritations after childbirth. Simply freeze! Includes two gel pads and ten gauze sleeves.Feme Pad Case £14.99 3330Womama Birthing Wrap Organic £59.99 2555, Stretch Briefs £4.00 2015, Muslin Squares £11.50 2066, Organic Baby Night Gown £11.95 1235, Green Baby Natural Body Suit from £6.00 1514, Nature Babycare Nappies from £15.95 5375, Green Baby Bib, Hat, Mitts and Booties Set £16.00 1524, City Red Spot Bag £39.95 4441
Pain relief managementExplore the types of pain relief that are available so you can make informed decisions about what is right for you8 Product details and ordering available from www.nctshop.co.ukLabour and birth www.nctshop.co.ukAt homeContractions can start gradually lasting about 30 seconds and 20 minutes apart. During this time, you can put on the TENS (small tingly electrical impulses) which stimulates your endorphins, your natural pain relievers.Tip Keep your TENS on when travelling to the birth centre or hospital. This helps maintains the endorphin levels.Babycare TENS 35 day Hire £26.95 3338Elle TENS Machine £69.95 3339Gownies Maternity Hospital Gown £29.99 1401Tayla Birthing and Maternity Dress £39.99 1400Bamboo Birthing Shirt £37.99 2508Good positions for labour and birth To receive your FREE PDF copy click and add to your online order Positions for labour and birth PDF Breastfeeding step by step PDFCLICK TO RECEIVE INFOWearing something loose and comfortable will allow you to move around, and as these garments are designed for birth, they will have access for monitoring if required.Obi TENS £44.95 3344When the big day arrives, being prepared and understanding what your body is going through can be empowering to you and your partner in understanding what support you need and when. Think about and discuss the benefits, risks and alternatives with your midwife.