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natural ways to induce labor

im 39 weeks and turn 40 week tomorrow
and the doc said i can start doing stuff to help induce labor
well i aint got a man in my life so i cant do the whole sex thing
and the nipple one does not sound very good to me
is there any other ways people can think of

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Asked by Anonymous at 6:34 PM on Jan. 28, 2009 in Pregnancy

Answers (9)
  • do alot of walking i mean alot... go to walmart and look around for a couple hours and maybe that will help. ive also heard of using castor oil but i dont know how safe that is.

    Answer by SThompson21 at 6:35 PM on Jan. 28, 2009

  • Walk a lot.

    Answer by LaurenKaye29 at 6:36 PM on Jan. 28, 2009

  • Don't do castor oil. All it does is give you diarrhea something fierce.

    Answer by LaurenKaye29 at 6:36 PM on Jan. 28, 2009

  • walking i heard induces labor! :D

    Answer by MommaBear1129 at 6:37 PM on Jan. 28, 2009

  • There is nothing that you can do unless the baby is already ready.

    Answer by squish at 6:46 PM on Jan. 28, 2009

  • herbs help like rose marry and thyme, spice foods, pinnapple, and yes lots of walkin. i dont remember the site but i did a serch for natural ways to go into labor and found this stuff out and it worked for me i stated do a lil of all this things around 12 in the afternoon and by ten i was in the hospital and had her at ten thirty seven the next morning. good luck

    Answer by mommy033 at 6:47 PM on Jan. 28, 2009

  • Walk A LOT! You don't need semen to help out, although it can help! But I am sure you could get yourself to orgasm and that helps with contractions :)

    Castor oil is a BAD idea. Herbs like Blue/black cohosh can help but you should talk to someone about dosing, such as a naturopath or a midwife.


    Answer by celticreverie at 6:52 PM on Jan. 28, 2009

  • There is no such thing as a "natural induction". If you try to get baby to come before they are ready, there is nothing natural about that! You can walk, have orgasms, eat pineapple or whatever, but all they will do is make you tired, happy and full! When baby is ready, s/he will release a hormone telling your body. There is nothing to make that hormone release faster.

    Answer by TanyaR1024 at 6:57 PM on Jan. 28, 2009

  • shut up tanya1024

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:29 PM on Jan. 28, 2009

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