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Foot massage

ive heard that getting a foot massage can induce contractions. is it bad to get one or have your man do it when your only 17 weeks?

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Asked by wifey000175554 at 5:18 PM on May. 7, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • I don't think thats true. With my son I got foot massages almost everyday and my son was 6 days late...

    Answer by Brandi300 at 5:23 PM on May. 7, 2011

  • Massaging certain parts of the foot can induce labor , certain parts of the foot can trigger reactions in other parts of your body so I wouldn't let him rub any pressure points though a general rub of the overall foot is ok but don't apply pressure

    Answer by toybar02 at 5:26 PM on May. 7, 2011

  • I am a massage therapist and it is true. There are certain trigger points on the hands and feet that can and have induced labor in women. When I practiced in a spa I would have women come in towards the end of their pregnancy and try to get labor going, I had one that every time I hit the trigger spots you could see her contract it was awesome. If you are curious about where they are you can look them up online.


    Answer by lapcounter at 5:35 PM on May. 7, 2011

  • great idea get it now

    Answer by sassy21176 at 11:51 AM on May. 8, 2011

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