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.
Separate CD series available online from £11.99Labour and birth www.nctshop.co.ukwww.nctshop.co.uk | Call 0845 8100 1009Using movement, positions and relaxation to ease contractions and help speed up labour.n Ask your birth partner to massage your lower back to help release the pain relieving endorphins and ease the tension in the pelvic area.n Use water, a birth pool allows you to move around into comfortable positions.n Breathing out slowly and visualising can help clear the mind and provide more oxygen to the womb and baby.n Snacks and drinks at home can help you recharge, have energy sustaining food available.Towards Natural Childbirth and Beyond DVD £19.95 4510Step by Step Guide to Pregnancy and Labour Massage £3.00 4727Upright positions and movement can speed up labour and reduce pain For Hospital and Birth Centre, 4 CDs include Pregnancy Relaxation CD, Effective Birth Preparation CD, Relaxing Birth Music CD, Fast Post Natal Recovery CD £39.99 1957 Eco Birth Pool in a Box® mini £84.95* 4302, regular £99.95* 4302 *excludes £10.00 delivery chargePezzi Ball 'Maxafe' £17.99 3295Brilliant DVD showing diferent types of lower back and full back massages, as well as self massage and arm massage. Use with the breathing for deep relaxtion.Massage helps to release endorphins, the body's natural pain reliever. Use an oil designed for pregnancy and labour.