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2 Bumps

When you were pregnant....?

Did you do anything to try and bring on labor around your due date like drinking castor oil, walking, etc?

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mitchellb

Asked by mitchellb at 6:15 PM on Jul. 7, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • Yep, Pitocin. Wouldn't do it again. Baby will come when they are 'done'.
    Jademom07

    Answer by Jademom07 at 6:18 PM on Jul. 7, 2011

  • First of all, castor oil is godaweful. I just kept up with my normal exercise routine, jogging and swimming. I just wasn't able to ride my horse. I delivered three weeks early. I've also heard that sex can induce labor, but I wasn't with anyone at the time so I don't know that for a fact.
    Razzle_Dazzle1

    Answer by Razzle_Dazzle1 at 6:19 PM on Jul. 7, 2011

  • nope my dd was born 3 weeks early and my ds was born 4 weeks early
    josiesmommy00

    Answer by josiesmommy00 at 6:39 PM on Jul. 7, 2011

  • I didn't on purpose...but I was walking alot close to my due date and ended up going into labor a week before my due date. Which was good because the baby was already a pretty big boy, lmao!
    Luna88

    Answer by Luna88 at 6:40 PM on Jul. 7, 2011

  • Nope. My first was born 3 weeks early. I had to have my second via c-section due to high blood pressure.
    KJohnson4762

    Answer by KJohnson4762 at 7:16 PM on Jul. 7, 2011

  • I walked a lot. Didnt work. I had my daughter 1 week after due day. This time I'm not trying to self induce either. I walk, have lots of sex (cuz I want to) and swim. I'm 38 weeks and still really nothing. If it happens, it happens. I think its more the timing than the actual acts that induce labor. Baby comes when baby is ready.
    SMG1120

    Answer by SMG1120 at 7:48 PM on Jul. 7, 2011

  • Yes, with professional help~
    Only when facing complications...

    Now I know better and have Big Regrets.
    WHY didn't I trust in Nature??!??
    grrrrrrrrrrrrrr
    doulala

    Answer by doulala at 8:06 PM on Jul. 7, 2011

  • Nope, both my babies were about a week and a half early. And with both of them, my water broke at home, heh.
    Anouck

    Answer by Anouck at 3:33 PM on Jul. 8, 2011

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