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Do the wives tales really work????

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Asked by Cortney101786 at 12:42 PM on Jul. 4, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • NO!!

    Answer by Crafty26 at 12:43 PM on Jul. 4, 2011

  • Not in my experience. I tried most if not all and my son was still LATE!!

    Answer by blueberry1 at 12:44 PM on Jul. 4, 2011

  • oh great lol...I am 37 1/2 weeks and the dr. said he is good if the baby comes at this point so it's just waiting, but I have a feeling I will be waiting a while...I am at 0% and no dialation!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Comment by Cortney101786 (original poster) at 12:45 PM on Jul. 4, 2011

  • Depends on what we are talking about...
    Some things are *called* Old Wives Tales even if they are scientifically provable.

    Sounds like you are about within the normal, average due range (period around the due date when baby is Term).
    So IF baby is ready, he/she signals body to labor. But that may not happen for another month...
    No need to try to force a baby who isn't Ready!

    Best wishes!


    Answer by doulala at 12:52 PM on Jul. 4, 2011

  • If you mean for inducing labor then no they do not work unless your body is ready for labor and if baby is ready. And some of them can be harmful to baby.

    Answer by SMG1120 at 3:48 PM on Jul. 4, 2011

  • well there are many different tales some i have found to work and others just to be fun:)

    Answer by bamamommy2009 at 3:48 PM on Jul. 4, 2011

  • chinese food to help it along does not!! I

    Answer by Blakesgirl31 at 5:42 PM on Jul. 4, 2011

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