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What can I do to get my water to break? Does jumping around, dancing, long walks or what work?

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:48 PM on Sep. 19, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • Nothing! It will either break on its own, or your doctor will have to help it. Let NATURE take its course!

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 10:49 PM on Sep. 19, 2011

  • lots of walking and sex is said to help bring on labor but baby will come when baby is ready :)

    Answer by rebecca2012 at 10:49 PM on Sep. 19, 2011

  • WALKING!!!!!!!! do it like 2 times a day, but dont over do it, but walking helps ALOT and can make the delivery a lot more easier on you.

    Answer by jordynmom2 at 10:50 PM on Sep. 19, 2011

  • Do nothing!!!!! Let mother nature work her magic. Why are you in such a rush????

    Answer by mdrgator10 at 10:53 PM on Sep. 19, 2011

  • you do not want to break your water, lots of activity sex and nipple stimulation can put you into active labor... you want to keep your water as long as possible to reduce stress on the baby and the risk for infection...

    Answer by flowersmama at 10:56 PM on Sep. 19, 2011

  • only 10% of ladies water break on there own... but sex always worked to get me in labor

    Answer by babymami050711 at 11:18 PM on Sep. 19, 2011

  • That's funny~
    A lot of women have their water break ( **keep in mind that it's not the same as going into/being in labor!** ) and a lot of women don't at all (baby is born in the intact sac; "caul").

    It's pretty messy and still be days/weeks/ even MONTHS before baby comes.
    :- /
    I suggest a lot of hand towels, maxi pads and best yet: cloth diapers because water leaking is a lot of work. Especially when we leak for a while. You can still go out and live normal life but it's MESSY!
    (And when labor does begin eventually it can be harder & more painful, too.)


    Answer by doulala at 2:26 AM on Sep. 20, 2011

  • babymami,
    This is untrue; MOST women have their water break (caul babies are rare).

    But only 10% have PROM.

    Answer by doulala at 2:27 AM on Sep. 20, 2011

  • I never heard of anything that would break your water. Sperm can make the cervix softer and dialate. Sex can cause labor and orgasms can cause contractions. Don't forget the walking lol

    Answer by Baby21677 at 10:10 AM on Sep. 20, 2011

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