Click on the image to learn about TENS Units use in labor

You may wonder what sorts of tools I use to help moms manage discomfort, relax and find focus during labor.  My bags are full of tools to provide counter-pressure, reduce anxiety and other help you through the intense feelings and emotions of birth. Here's a look at some of those tools. They might include: Cold packs  • Massage oil  •  Small hand massage tools  •  Movement: rocking, swaying, lunging, rolling on a ball  •  Positioning: numerous positions to relieve discomfort and open the birth passage  •  Cool cloths  • Guided imagery  •  The wall, the floor, doorways or whatever flat service at our disposal  •  Beds, tables, pillows, blankets  •  An amazing number of common kitchen gadgets. Click on images to enlarge.