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Speeding up you labor ?

So I am going to be 37 weeks prego tomarrow and have been having contractions and have been trying to make things closer together. I read abunch of things that are supposed to help like squats walking eating pineapple sex and castor oil. Have you guys tried this and what works

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Sexyfox09

Asked by Sexyfox09 at 2:26 PM on Nov. 17, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • Squats is what worked for me, and keep moving. Once I started feeling contractions, I stayed active, did squats and cleaned my apartment. I didn't want to sit down and relax, because I wanted to keep things moving along.
    EverydayMomma

    Answer by EverydayMomma at 2:29 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • I did the walking. I feel like it helped. Not really sure though. It might have just been time. Hang in there.
    arenad

    Answer by arenad at 2:30 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • thanks i have been walking i also heard that if i got on my hands and knees and shoock my butt it would help to
    Sexyfox09

    Comment by Sexyfox09 (original poster) at 2:31 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • In my opinion sex is the way to go.
    bellsandheels

    Answer by bellsandheels at 2:32 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • i tried that I let my husband what called it " f*&^ the sh*& out of me" and it slowed things down
    Sexyfox09

    Comment by Sexyfox09 (original poster) at 2:33 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • What helped me was a lot of walking and standing whenever possible. I went from 3 cm and contractions to baby in 45 minutes because I was standing so much. But I was in early labor for days, 3-4 probably.

    Don't rush it. Baby will be here soon enough.
    balagan_imma

    Answer by balagan_imma at 2:40 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • Well the day i turned 37 weeks i tried a lot of things. First I went for a walk for about 30mins & ran a little & did a few jumping jacks. then i came home and had sex & then i stimulated my nipples, its wierd but it did indeed start giving me contractions not any that i thought were doing anything though. & what do you know i had my baby boy four days later. I actually had started leaking fluid the day after i started all of these things & i didnt know it was amniotic fluid. Im not quite sure if these things is what led me to start leaking fluid or not but it sure is a coincidance.
    CassieM2B

    Answer by CassieM2B at 2:51 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • Sex, walking, and squats is what worked for me. Good luck.
    xxlilmomma09

    Answer by xxlilmomma09 at 3:31 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • Sex works and so does keeping phyically active.
    HotMama330

    Answer by HotMama330 at 3:52 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • walk for 3 hrs each day, it works
    Amy2079

    Answer by Amy2079 at 4:11 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

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