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evening primrose oil?

I had a friend tell me to use evening primrose oil to try to induce labor. Does anyone know anything about it? I tried to look it up, and it says great things about reducing blood pressure and it's used a lot for preclampsia, which I have, but it doesn't say how it works for labor.

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Asked by emmetsmom09 at 6:20 PM on May. 17, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • ask your dr before doing ANYTHING at home to induce labor

    Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 6:34 PM on May. 17, 2009

  • it doesn't induce labor.. it is supposed to help the cervix dialate eaier. you can use it from 36 weeks on.

    Answer by mamaof2748 at 6:50 PM on May. 17, 2009

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