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is there anything i can do to speed the labor process i am 40 weeks 2 days and havin contractions 10-15 min apart for 2 days now

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alishiaperez86

Asked by alishiaperez86 at 8:45 PM on Dec. 30, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • get walking girl,or get busy with your man!
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 8:46 PM on Dec. 30, 2010

  • Nope baby will come when baby is ready. Since you are past your due date it is not much longer. Just have to be patient. But you can do things to try and keep your mind off it. I know easier said they done.
    Raeann11

    Answer by Raeann11 at 8:46 PM on Dec. 30, 2010

  • Try and get some rest. A tired body can't work efficiently.
    MrsMWF

    Answer by MrsMWF at 8:46 PM on Dec. 30, 2010

  • Rest and eat.
    ecodani

    Answer by ecodani at 8:52 PM on Dec. 30, 2010

  • walk, pump your breasts, have sex. Those are the best natural options I've heard of.
    Annabel1809Lee

    Answer by Annabel1809Lee at 9:22 PM on Dec. 30, 2010

  • I was in nearly the same boat, but I had contractions every 5 minutes for a week. It ended up taking just a small dose of pitocin and he was born 3 hours later. Nothing else worked until that!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:26 PM on Dec. 30, 2010

  • Try getting a yoga ball if you can, and just lightly bounce on it. They make you do that sometimes in hospitals. Seems to really work.
    sissy0604

    Answer by sissy0604 at 9:31 PM on Dec. 30, 2010

  • ugh i know your frustration girl!!!! i was 42 weeks by the time i went into labor. alot of walking & sex. try the yoga ball lightly too.
    JT32606

    Answer by JT32606 at 9:33 PM on Dec. 30, 2010

  • sex jumpstarted labor for me
    LogansMamma0511

    Answer by LogansMamma0511 at 9:57 PM on Dec. 30, 2010

  • Sex put me in labor, early at that! Something in the sperm softens the cervix. I also walked alot, and went up and down stairs good luck momma!!!
    ohh and nipple stimulation but its a long process, google it!
    ErinML

    Answer by ErinML at 12:15 AM on Dec. 31, 2010

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