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stripping membranes???

If your cervix is ripe and favorable does stripping your membranes actually help induce labor?

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:06 PM on Aug. 10, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • yes. and it hurts like hell.

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:24 PM on Aug. 10, 2009

  • yes it can help.

    Answer by Soniam301 at 10:25 PM on Aug. 10, 2009

  • It can as it releases prostaglandins. I wouldn't recommend it.

    Answer by LisaPisa at 10:26 PM on Aug. 10, 2009

  • It might help, but not really worth it. Walking and sex are much safer, more successful, and more pleasant.

    Answer by doulala at 10:43 PM on Aug. 10, 2009

  • I had mine stripped 3 times with my first pregnancy.. and I never actually went into labor.

    Answer by Skye-Angel at 10:53 PM on Aug. 10, 2009

  • It works for some people. It worked for me. And I didn't think it hurt any worse than a regular pelvic exam.

    Answer by militarywife976 at 11:07 PM on Aug. 10, 2009

  • I wouldn't do it

    Answer by GinaPetty at 11:54 AM on Aug. 11, 2009

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