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How to speed up labor?

I was due on March 13th and I havent gotten anywhere and i was just looking for a way to speed up labor. Without having sex, eating spicy food.

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Asked by amberlanden at 4:42 PM on Mar. 16, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • there really really really isn't any way. you could still have a couple of weeks left. most likely you will have your baby within the next week but it's impossible to tell. just try to relax as much as you can :) my son was born at 41 weeks btw.

    (ok a way would be pitocin or other drugs but those carry risks that generally aren't worth it)

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:43 PM on Mar. 16, 2010

  • You've still got a week and a half until you're considered past due. And most people find that the baby will come within a week of the "due date" the doctor handed them.

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:41 PM on Mar. 16, 2010

  • i was told to not think of your due date, but rather think of it as a due month...then there is no pressure when that one date nears, has come and gone. 40 weeks is the average pregnancy. right on time is between 38 and 42 weeks...i think! let your baby come when it is ready :)

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 6:26 PM on Mar. 16, 2010

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