I am at 37 weeks pregnant (Almost 38 weeks), and for the past two weeks I have had very strong but irregular contractions, and I get between 2 and 4 and hour, all day, every day. I have been checked by my OBGYN, and she said that my cervix is softened, and I am 50% effaced. I've been walking like crazy, and even been drinking Red Raspberry Leaf tea, which I might add is the NASTIEST stuff I have ever consumed in my life. Also, sex is pretty painful due to some crazy swelling down there, which my OBGYN says is normal, so sex is kind of not something I want to try again (I have tried a few times this week.)
I've tried nipple stimulation, and even using a breast pump (Yes I got this okay'd by my OBGYN before doing it) and it still does nothing.
I refuse to touch castor oil, or evening primrose oil, because those both have very dangerous side effects.
Is there anything I can do to speed this up??? I am miserable!!
Wait like we all do. There are no miracle cures that aren't dangerous. You may go 41 weeks. So relax & do something you enjoy. Don't obsess.
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