Labour TENS Hire
Labour TENS Hire
Labour TENS Hire
Labour TENS Hire
Free gift with every TENS hire purchase the Mama Bag featuring You've got this Mama
Labour TENS Hire
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Bliss Birth

Labour TENS Hire

‘The best money I ever spent in my life’
- Cat Scott 

Regular price $69.00 + postage Sale

Introducing the most advanced natural pain management device for labour available in Australia - The Elle TENS Plus. TENS stands for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation and it is the ultimate birth tool as it maximizes your body's natural pain-fighting abilities. 

The best Labour TENS available in Australia

  • Built in contraction timer
  • Pre-addressed, prepaid return (No printer needed)
  • FREE WITH EVERY HIRE our 'Mama Bag' valued at $10.95 is yours to keep. Plus a complimentary additional set of electrodes (RRP $22)

* When you hire you agree to our Terms and Conditions

What is a TENS machine?
An Elle Tens Plus is an easy to use, gentle way to relieve the pain of contractions during labour by amplifying all your body’s amazing natural pain blocking abilities. The gentle electrical pulses;
  • Block pain signals from reaching your brain
  • Build endorphins

The Elle Tens Plus is the ultimate in obstetric TENS, specifically designed for use during labour, and is perfectly safe for you and baby. TENS is the most effective pain relief you can use at home, and provides completely drug-free, natural relief from pain. The more comfortable and calm you are during the early stages of labour, the less interventions you are going to need, making it a must-have for your natural birth plan.

Should I choose the 4 week or 8 week hire?

Our 8 week hire is recommended for peace of mind to cover you through the most common weeks you could go into labour, plus a little extra to get it back to us in time.  We recommend selecting a date to begin the hire period roughly a month before your baby's due date. We'll send the TENS to arrive on or as close as possible to the date you selected to begin your hire period, then you can pop it back in the prepaid return post satchel when it is due back 8 weeks later.

The 4 week hire option is available for those who are due sooner. For those who select the 4 week hire option ahead of time, we recommend selecting a hire period start date at least 2 - 3 weeks before your baby's due date and we will schedule the machine to arrive on or as close as possible to that date.

We have a 4 week hire with PRIORITY SHIPPING option for those who may have left it to the last minute to hire and need a machine ASAP. The cost includes express delivery and will ensure the TENS arrives at your doorstep within 1 - 2 business days if you order before 12pm. 

We will send you a friendly email reminder when your Elle Tens Plus is due back.

How does hire work?

Hiring is the most cost-effective way to access the drug-free natural pain relief of the Elle TENS Plus.

Included in hire is everything you need;

  • The ultimate in obstetric tens; Elle TENS Plus including contraction timer
  • 1 x brand new reusable electrode pads set of 4 PLUS a complimentary additional electrode set
  • 2 x brand new AA batteries
  • 2 x leadwires
  • Soft carry pouch
  • Easy to read instructions
  • Australia Post envelope for easy pre-paid return
  • "You've got this Mama" carry satchel (Our free gift to you)

You select the start date of the hire period when you book and we will send it to arrive on that date, or as close as possible. You then return your Elle TENS Plus by placing the unit and all accessories in the provided prepaid pre-addressed return satchel, no need for a printer! Drop it at your local Australia Post and they will provide you with a receipt so that you can let us know it was submitted in case anything goes wrong.

Test your Elle TENS Plus as soon as you receive it. Familiarising yourself with the unit and its functions will make for a more stress-free experience when your labour begins. If you have any problems or questions make sure you contact us ASAP so we can make sure you have everything you need for a great birthing experience.

How fast can you get it to me?

We aim to get your machine to you on or before the first date of your hire period. If we are booked out in advance the first date you can expect your order is the day the hire period begins, regardless of the shipping option you select.

If you need your hire to arrive ASAP we recommend selecting the 4 week hire with Priority Shipping option and ensuring you select your hire date to begin tomorrow if the date is available. If you order before 12pm, your TENS should arrive within 1 - 2 business days.

Whether you are booking ahead of time, or last minute, selecting Express Post at checkout will ensure your parcel is prioritised by Australia Post in the event of a delay within their network.

What does the PRIORITY SHIPPING option mean?

We have a 4 week hire with Priority Shipping option for those who may have left it to the last minute to hire and need a machine ASAP. The cost includes express delivery and will ensure the TENS arrives at your doorstep within 1 - 2 business days, with same day dispatch if you order before 12pm. 

Changing the way women birth in Australia

Stay calm and in control at home for longer


Stick on

Attach the re-usable electrode pads to your upper and lower back.


Switch on

Bliss Birth TENS sends small pulses through the electrodes which feel like small vibrations.



The pulses interrupt the pain signals travelling to your brain, bringing instant relief.



Click the boost button during each contraction for a flood of extra sensation that cancels pain.

What’s in the kit?

  • Elle TENS Plus machine
  • 4 x re-usable electrode pads
  • 2 x New AA batteries
  • 2 x Leadwires
  • Soft carry pouch
  • Easy to read instructions
  • Pre-paid, pre-addressed satchel for easy return
  • “You’ve got this mama” satchel (our gift to you to keep)

Questions? We’ve got answers.

You can pre-book your hire now. One less thing to worry about! We’ll schedule your TENS kit to arrive 4 weeks before your due date and remind you when it’s due back 4 weeks after your due date.

Yes! We always have hire machines in stock. In the rare occurrence that there will be a delay with dispatch due to stock issues we’ll let you know ASAP and is likely to be 2 business days at most. Make sure you select Express post if you’re due in less than a month so we can make sure the TENS arrives before the baby does.

After you place your order you will automatically receive a PDF copy of your invoice which you can submit to your private health provider. Check that your Insurance covers ‘Pain Relief by Device’ or ‘Health Aids and Appliances’ cover. The rebate available differs between plans and providers, but may be up to 100%!
A guide to claiming your TENS hire or purchase on private health insurance

As the TENS uses electrical pulses to block pain signals to the brain, it is not able to be used when in water. But that doesn’t mean using a TENS is incompatible with a water birth! We recommend using TENS early on, when contractions are regular, and saving water for later when you are transitioning. Having lots of options in your birthing toolbox will mean you are empowered with choices.

A regular TENS machine from a chemist or Physio is great for painful joints etc but is missing a vital function – the boost button! Without this element a TENS machine is not an obstetric TENS, and you can’t amplify the pain fighting sensation during contractions so it’s going to be nowhere near as effective for your birth.

Customer Reviews

Based on 1478 reviews
Kirby Anderson
Best pain relief!!

The TENS machine helped me so much with labour as my only form of pain relief. I put it on when my contractions became consistent and increased the levels as the intensity increased. It is crazy how well it works, I’d highly recommend for everyone to have it in their pain relief kit.

Hiring through Birth Bliss has been super easy and stress free. They provide you with a return envelope with details of what you need to post back, and send you a notification when you need to return it - so one less thing to remember!

Alanna Curtin
Saved me!

The tens machine saved me! I was induced on oxytocin and the use of the tens machine (combined with a comb and my partners massage) I was able to avoid any other pain relief! I would recommend to everyone!

Kate Ingles
Tens machine

Such ease to order, receive and return. The product was amazing during labour and allowed my husband to assist with making me comfortable.

Alana Mongan
Great tool

The tens machine helped me stay focused and in the zone

Gemma Jurjevic

Labour TENS Hire

Victoria Principe
Very helpful

Smooth ordering and delivery process. The TENS unit was so helpful during my labour. Highly recommend.

Loved the TENS

I loved using the TENS during my labour. Was great in those early stages, as well as when things got more intense and I’d run out of hot water at home. Was also great for in the car on the way to the hospital. Would highly recommend it!
Loved being able to hire it, it arrived on time and loved that you have it 4 weeks after your due date as my bub came at 42+2, so I wasn’t worried about having to get it back the week after due date.

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