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25 ways to induce labor at home (some are funny!)

so i found this list online, thought i'd share it w/all my mommies-2-be out there! lemme know if you have tried any of these & if anything worked for you! good luck

1 walking
2 galloping (or known as running)
3 acupuncture
4 pressure points
5 spicy foods
6 sex/orgasms
7 nipple stimulation
8 pineapple
9 dancing
10 squatting
11 relaxing
12 meditation/yoga
13 evening primrose oil
14 castor oil
15 herbs
16 massage
17 stripping membranes
18 going up/down stairs ALOT!
19 bumpy car ride
20 bouncing/stretching on birthing ball
21 swimming
22 mowing lawn
23 swinging
24 talking to baby (HURRY UP!)
25 running

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Asked by mommyw2010 at 5:16 PM on Apr. 29, 2010 in Pregnancy

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Answers (6)
  • damn, i should have galloped

    Answer by staciandababy at 5:21 PM on Apr. 29, 2010

  • with my last we walked and had sex, walked and had sex. After 2 or 3 rounds I had my son that night. But mind you I was having contractions everyday for a week already, so i was ready to get him out.

    Answer by mrsbean08 at 5:24 PM on Apr. 29, 2010

  • oh when i was walking my sil made me take GIANT steps, i had to walk around the block 2 times each round, taking these slow humongous steps, sqauting a little each step. lol it was funny, but not fun.

    Answer by mrsbean08 at 5:26 PM on Apr. 29, 2010

  • I ran up and down stairs a few days before DS was born. Not bad considering I was in the hospital on "bed rest"! LOL! I like # 24!

    Answer by Adelicious at 5:32 PM on Apr. 29, 2010

  • Nipple stimulation has gotten my contractions going but they always stop.

    Answer by Hazelnutkin at 5:58 PM on Apr. 29, 2010

  • Im taking primrose oil now and its not doing amything yet :'( so now im willing to go down this list now and try them all

    Answer by Keaton_Hazel at 11:06 PM on Apr. 29, 2010

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