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Asked by Anonymous at 3:22 AM on Mar. 31, 2009 in Pregnancy
If your water hasn't broken, it's safe to have sex. Semen is chock full of prostaglandins, which help soften, ripen, and open up the cervix. You can also try manual nipple stimulation, which releases oxytocin, which could help regulate and intensify your contractions. Some physical movements you can try are squats, stair lunges, getting on your hands and knees and rocking your pelvis back and forth, all of which should be done when your baby is most active during the day. This will help open up your pelvis and help the baby engage more fully in the pelvic cavity, so baby can put more pressure on your cervix and encourage your body to labor more efficiently. Ultimately, if you're not ready, you're just not ready and nothing will work to get things moving, but it sounds like your body just needs a little encouragement to get the real party started. Good luck!
Answer by HappyGrl06 at 8:51 AM on Mar. 31, 2009
Answer by Bugsmommy1908 at 3:31 AM on Mar. 31, 2009
Answer by HappyGrl06 at 8:53 AM on Mar. 31, 2009