Babycare TENS – The Femme TENS gives you flexibility and control. Each channel has its own intensity dial, both the Pulse Rate and Pulse Width are adjustable and it features a detachable 'booster button' for an extra surge of pain combatting power.
The Femme TENS is recommended by Midwives and health professionals. It is safe and easy to use, with NO side-effects for the mother or baby. This unit enables mothers to remain mobile, in control of their pain relief and can assist with a natural and drug-free labour. The Femme TENS is designed to be used as soon as labour begins i.e. at home as well as in hospital.
At the onset of labour, simply apply the 4 pads on the back as shown in the instructions and switch the TENS unit on. There will be a pleasant pulsing sensation. This will help to raise the level of pain relieving chemicals known as endorphins. When experiencing a contraction, press the boost button for the extra surge of power needed to combat the pain. When the contraction ends, press the boost button again it’s that simple
TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) has successfully been used for many years by medical professionals and patients worldwide to treat pain.
TENS works by means of electrode pads, soothing pulses are transmitted across the skin to reduce pain sensation. TENS can also stimulate the body to increase its own natural pain relieving chemicals known as Endorphins.
TENS can relieve numerous pain conditions such as arthritis, neck pain, back pain, osteoporosis pain, sciatica, sprains and sports injuries, period pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, migraine, phantom limb pain, postoperative pain and many more.
Supplied: with two leads (and one spare), one PP3 batteries (and one spare), four self-adhesive electrodes 40 x 100 mm, instruction manual and soft carrying pouch. Also includes FREE 'A Women's Guide to Drug Free Pain Relief' (Usually £5.99)
Equipment type Dual Channel TENS
Output waveform Asymmetrical bi-phasic rectangular
Output modes Continuous and burst
Output intensity 0-70 mA (500 ohms load)
Output voltage 90V (open circuit)
Pulse rate Adjustable 1-120 Hz
Pulse width 50-250 microseconds adjustable
Burst mode 2 bursts per second, a burst consists of 8 pulses
Power source 9V PP3 battery
Battery current 5.5 mA (MAX) (open circuit)
Unit size 85mm x 63mm x 23mm
Unit weight 85gms
Output jacks Touchproof
This unit is fully compliant with EEC Directive 93/42/EEC, classified as internally powered equipment type BF. It is intended for continuous operation.
Contraindications: TENS/EMS units must not be used by patients using a demand type pacemaker. Pregnant women and patients who have any heart disease should seek medical advice before using TENS/EMS. Never use TENS/EMS to mask undiagnosed pain as this could require urgent treatment. TENS/EMS should NOT be used when driving or operating machinery. Supplied with English instructions only.
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Fruugo offers two delivery options: Standard or Express. All retailers offer a standard delivery service, and some retailers also offer an express delivery service.
- Standard – Domestic Standard delivery takes approximately 2-5 business days from despatch, while an International Standard delivery takes 5-14 business days from despatch. Normally track & trace and proof of delivery are not available on a standard service.
- Express – Domestic Express delivery takes approximately 1-2 business days from despatch, while an International Express delivery takes 3-7 business days from despatch. Usually track & trace and/or proof of delivery are available on an express service.
Although Fruugo retailers endeavour to deliver within these timescales, please note that the above timescales are estimated and not guaranteed.
The delivery timescales do not include any customs clearing times beyond Fruugo's control.
Please allow additional shipping time for deliveries to exceptional locations that are hard to reach, and also during busy periods such as Christmas.
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Certain products purchased at Fruugo cannot be returned. They fall in the following categories:
- goods which are clearly personalised or made to your specifications
- goods which are liable to deteriorate rapidly, eg fresh fruit, fresh flowers
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Notifying us of a return
If you wish to return an order, or some of the products included in an order, please notify Fruugo customer care within 14 days of receiving the goods, including the following information:
- your name,
- order number,
- the item (s) you wish to return, and
- optionally a reason for your return: unsatisfied with item, item didn’t match description, damaged item, wrong item, or some other reason.
Our customer care will send you specific instructions on how to ship the return package(s) to the retailer(s). Please do not ship the return package before you receive the instructions.
Shipping products back to retailers
Goods must be returned without undue delay and in any event not later than 14 days after notifying us of your cancellation.
If you are returning products to several retailers, you should distribute the products accordingly and send the products to those retailers who shipped them to you initially.
We strongly recommend that you use registered mail (and insure any high-value packages), since neither Fruugo nor the retailer take responsibility for shipments that are lost or damaged during return transportation.
Please ensure you retain a proof of postage receipt so in the unlikely event your parcel goes missing, you will have proof you sent it.
You will be refunded within 14 days of the retailer receiving back the goods. We will notify you by e-mail once the products reach the retailer and are accepted for return. Where a retailer has offered to collect the goods, you will be refunded within 14 days of cancelling your contract.
Unless a product or products you wish to return arrived to you damaged or faulty, you are responsible for the return transportation costs.
Providing you are returning all the products from a specific retailer, we will refund the standard shipping costs you paid for the original delivery. If you chose to pay for a non-standard delivery, we will only refund the cost of our least expensive, standard delivery.
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- your name,
- order number,
- name of the damaged product(s), and
- state the nature of the damage with attached photograph
We will generally instruct you to ship the damaged product back to the retailer. As soon as it reaches the retailer, they will send you a replacement product. If the replacement can't be made, or if you wish to cancel the order, you will be refunded in full. You will also be reimbursed for reasonable returns postage costs for damaged or faulty goods once we have received your postage receipt.
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