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what induce's labor?

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Asked by mommy201988 at 9:45 AM on Apr. 22, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • nothing guarantees it except your doc inducing you...try walking alot and doing housework...

    Answer by lilysmommy1408 at 9:49 AM on Apr. 22, 2009

  • Squats, walking stairs, rocking on a ball. Your body will only do what it wants and if its not ready then nothing is going to work. Some women to castor oil or laxatives to try an induce the cramping that can lead to contractions.

    Answer by brailynsmama08 at 9:52 AM on Apr. 22, 2009

  • baby comes when baby wants to come but you can walk A LOT squat 15 minutes at a time at least 3x a day (that helps open the pelvic outlet too) and have sex

    Answer by MELRN at 9:52 AM on Apr. 22, 2009

  • i've also heard of foot massages andn pineapple.

    Answer by mnadcox at 9:56 AM on Apr. 22, 2009

  • Nothing will *induce* you barring medical intervention and even labor augmentation fails over 50% of the time.. if the baby isn't ready everything will fail.

    Walking can help move things along, and sex too. Semen contains prostoglandins which *can* soften the cervix while having an orgasm can instigate contractions. Nipple stimulation may help to, which could also be done while having sex lol.

    Things like Castor OIl and Cohosh are very dangerous and shouldn't be attempted.

    Answer by celticreverie at 10:11 AM on Apr. 22, 2009

  • i triggered some contractions that made my stomach rock hard, and that was takeing a hot shower, while i rolled my nipples in between my fingers for 3 mins, then resting for 2 mins. and repeating..

    Answer by mommy201988 at 10:14 AM on Apr. 22, 2009

  • nipple stimulation can be horribly dangerous!!!! let baby come when he/she is ready

    Answer by Kennadismom at 10:15 AM on Apr. 22, 2009

  • Pitocin

    Answer by RyleeMendez at 11:54 AM on Apr. 22, 2009

  • Walk and have sex. You could masturbate too, I swear that caused my labor to start!

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:15 PM on Apr. 23, 2009

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