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Instead of using Castor Oil to induce your labor could you use a Enema ?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 6:27 PM on Aug. 4, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • Yeah, I think it's fine to drink an enema lol
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:28 PM on Aug. 4, 2009

  • To use the enema in the rectum.
    MrsNewMom

    Answer by MrsNewMom at 6:31 PM on Aug. 4, 2009

  • what the heck is a butt douche going to do?
    staciandababy

    Answer by staciandababy at 6:32 PM on Aug. 4, 2009

  • Its be proven lately that Castor Oil is not effective to induce labor. it will just taste really nasty and could make you nauseous and/or have the "runs"
    Be careful and ask your doctor. You should leave the inducing to you doctor
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:33 PM on Aug. 4, 2009

  • Not a good idea to do an enama or drink it either :~) Just wait the baby will come out in due time. No one has ever been preggo forever.

    I know it's hot and you have had it but, justlet it happen trying to indues your own labor is not safe. Just have a lot of sex and you on top or doggy..
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:33 PM on Aug. 4, 2009

  • except that lady that was pregnant for 46 years! lol
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:34 PM on Aug. 4, 2009

  • OK thanks I was just curious
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:36 PM on Aug. 4, 2009

  • It will just irritate your bowels. Enemas are not an effective way to try to induce labor. If you want to induce labor, the best way is sex. If that is not something you are comfortable doing, here are some other suggestions:
    1. Take a long, brisk walk.
    2. Eating spicy foods.
    3. Drinking a few glasses of ice cold water.
    4. Drinking herbal tea ( check the herbs first to make sure they are safe during pregnancy, some are not )
    5. Stretching exercises
    6. Nipple stimulation

    The most effective way to self-induce labor is sex. Now whether you feel up to it or not is another story! lol Good luck :)
    sweetmoonem

    Answer by sweetmoonem at 6:36 PM on Aug. 4, 2009

  • spicy food don't do anything!
    Its an old wives tale. believe me...I've been wanting to get this baby out!
    and the nipple stimulation just depends on the women and if the baby is ready.
    pretty much all the "tricks" to induce labor only works if the baby is ready to come out
    Lovin_mybaby5

    Answer by Lovin_mybaby5 at 6:42 PM on Aug. 4, 2009

  • I wouldn't want to have fiery diarrhea while delivering!
    staciandababy

    Answer by staciandababy at 7:04 PM on Aug. 4, 2009

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