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inducing labor.

So I have been having contractions all day and I want to speed up the process. I have tried sex and a bath, and walking around the store for about 3 hours. Nothing seems to be working.
Anyone know of anything else?

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BayB

Asked by BayB at 8:14 PM on Dec. 9, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • keep walking
    mommyflynn5

    Answer by mommyflynn5 at 8:28 PM on Dec. 9, 2008

  • Walking will tire you out. Try squatting.
    miriamz

    Answer by miriamz at 8:34 PM on Dec. 9, 2008

  • castor oil works. Google old wives tales for inducing labor, you should get some answers
    my4lads

    Answer by my4lads at 8:34 PM on Dec. 9, 2008

  • Castor oil will give you cramps and the runs. The contractions that it causes is from the dehydration and it can also make the baby pass meconium inutero.
    miriamz

    Answer by miriamz at 8:37 PM on Dec. 9, 2008

  • what is caster oil?
    BayB

    Answer by BayB at 8:37 PM on Dec. 9, 2008

  • Don't use castor oil. It's a natural laxative. Try squatting as low as you can leaning over you belly.
    miriamz

    Answer by miriamz at 8:37 PM on Dec. 9, 2008

  • Yeah, squatting does all kinds of good stuff. It puts the power of gravity into play, stretches and thins the cervex, and cramps baby's style so he wants OUT faster!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:58 PM on Dec. 9, 2008

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