Epidurals are soooo 2018. There’s a new pain relief method for labor and it’s pretty, erm, out there.
Apparently, a bog standard comb can help you through the painful experience of giving birth. Say what?!!!!
Did you know a comb can help you through labor? And no, it’s not for your hair
Yup, you heard us correctly.
According to an America birth photography and videography company called Fox Valley Birth and Baby, a simple comb could be used to help ease the pain of child birth.
“When gripped in your hands, a comb can help hit acupuncture points in your hands helping your body forget about the contractions,” the post said.
The post explains that the brain can only focus on a select number of sensations at a time, helping you forget about those pesky and painful contractions.
“It also plays into the gate control pain theory. This theory states that the brain can only focus on a select number of sensations,” the post explains.