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Is it true that sperm helps u dialate?

I was just wondering if it was true that sperm helps you dialate quicker? Is there any other way to hurry that process?

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Asked by Anonymous at 11:29 PM on Mar. 11, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • Male sperm?? As opposed to female sperm?? ;o)


    Answer by Crafty26 at 11:32 PM on Mar. 11, 2011

  • Yes. Semen contains prostaglandins, a hormone that helps soften the cervix and prepare it for labor. It's even more effective taken orally.

    It'snot necessary to hurry the process. you can allow your body to do what it's going to do and relax and enjoy these last few days/weeks with your baby. Other induction methods are risky.

    Answer by Ati_13 at 11:33 PM on Mar. 11, 2011

  • my hubby and i had sex a few times before i went into labor i think it works! lol! but i do believe the baby will come when its ready no reason to rush!!!

    Answer by Caroline2010 at 11:40 PM on Mar. 11, 2011

  • My mom did it to have me, her water broke that night after sex. I am fixing to give it a try! I am ready for him to come on out!!! lol

    Answer by sissy0604 at 11:56 PM on Mar. 11, 2011

  • my ex and i had sex like crazy to try to induce labor... did not work at all.

    Answer by lashes325 at 11:59 PM on Mar. 11, 2011


    yes, but if you arent ready, you arent ready to have it.

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:03 AM on Mar. 12, 2011

  • I don't know that it will actually help with dilation, but semen does contain prostaglandins which may help to soften the cervix and get it ready for labor; they may also bring on some mild contractions for a while. We did it twice when my son was overdue--both times I got contractions for about an hour or two, then they stopped. I ended up being induced.

    Answer by natersmom76 at 12:10 AM on Mar. 12, 2011

  • It only works if your body is ready. There is no other way to necessarily help you speed up the process of labor. It will happen when your baby is ready.

    Answer by xxlilmomma09 at 12:25 AM on Mar. 12, 2011

  • Yes but it did not help me at all. I delivered at 41 weeks.

    Answer by Hatsumomo at 1:23 AM on Mar. 12, 2011

  • yup

    Answer by asil at 4:01 AM on Mar. 14, 2011

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