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Pressure Points to induce labor?

My dr told me there are pressure points to induce labor, anybody know where they are? If they work, and how to do it?

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Asked by KaylaMarie425 at 9:35 PM on Jul. 13, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • above and below your ankle on the outside, try massaging them

    Answer by angevil53 at 9:36 PM on Jul. 13, 2010

  • DarkFaery131

    Answer by DarkFaery131 at 9:36 PM on Jul. 13, 2010

  • the webbing in between your thumb and index finger is one

    Answer by aliishott2 at 9:42 PM on Jul. 13, 2010

  • Yes, the other two ladies are correct there is also the ones between your shoulder blades. Usually they will start contractions, working on the points will not put you in full blown labor. My mil is a certified and licensed aromatherapist and massage therapist. She worked on my ankles for a long time when I was 39 weeks. It did start contractions but they still gave me pitocin. I had her 2 days later. Gl.

    Answer by Bamzakarat at 11:22 PM on Jul. 13, 2010

  • i heard massaging the big toe will trigger contractions as well. the gal that told me this was training to be a massage therapist, but i don't know how accurate it is

    Answer by AngryBob at 9:59 AM on Jul. 14, 2010

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