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any ways to induce labor

i was due the 17th of janurary. i was woundering what r some ways to induce labor safely and that really does work

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Asked by dunaganbaby at 9:18 PM on Jan. 19, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • nipple stimulation, sex, and time. Just be patient Iknow that it is difficult.

    Answer by coala at 9:19 PM on Jan. 19, 2009

  • sex surely works... my son came 3 weeks early from this escapade : )

    Answer by hipmommaCLB at 9:28 PM on Jan. 19, 2009

  • Sex and walking are the best ways to get things going. Your not over due until after 42 weeks, so don't stress about it :) there are tinctures that can help, herbally, if you look on some websites. Blue/black cohosh are suppose to help with jump starting labor.

    I wouldn't get a hospital induction though because it's really risky and if their isn't a need it could do more harm then good.

    Answer by celticreverie at 9:28 PM on Jan. 19, 2009

  • pressure pionts the easiest place is to rub the webbing between your thumb and your pointer finger and you want it to be painfull and keep in mind that it doesnt work for everyone.

    Answer by ashleejo at 9:29 PM on Jan. 19, 2009

  • Sex... is the best way to go! and warm wash cloths to stimulate the nipples and walking ALOT...

    Answer by rachaelcc at 9:39 PM on Jan. 19, 2009

  • Keep in mind that the average pregnancy lasts 41 weeks, 1 day for first time moms.    When you appreciate that it's not likely time yet then maybe you can let go and relax. :-)


    Answer by doulala at 10:18 PM on Jan. 19, 2009

  • sex, walking, warm washcloth on your nipples

    Answer by rachaelcc at 12:32 PM on Feb. 1, 2011

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