Yeah, there's an accupressure point there, like the PP said, so it's not a myth. Not sure it could really bring on active labor, but it can give you contractions.
What the two lovely ladies above said!
Never heard of it. Its that things that cause extreme pleasure can cause contractions. I have never had my ankles massaged like that lol.
Exactly. My SO actually got into the habit of massaging my feet basically every night from early on in pregnancy with our daughter. Our midwife said not to do it later on in case he hits one of those points by accident, because you don't want to stimulate anything before the body is ready.
Quoting Heather2001: Yeah, there's an accupressure point there, like the PP said, so it's not a myth. Not sure it could really bring on active labor, but it can give you contractions.
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