any ideas???

Catherine - posted on 01/12/2010 ( 12 moms have responded )




any ideas on how 2 bring on labour? im due in 9 days and i seriously cant wait much longer, just want him out???


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July - posted on 01/12/2010




I was told to take caster oil....but I was induced so I don't know if it works(don't get induce it's the worst pain!!!)....i was a week late in the summer i feel your pain!!!

Kathleen - posted on 01/12/2010




I know how miserable you are. My first was two weeks past her due date and all the rest were pretty much on time....nobody came early except for the last who we induced on purpose....(I do not recommend inducing just because. Even with drugs, labor was most difficult of all prior pregnancies and even ahad epi with last one)....Soon enough baby will come and you will have a whole new set of reasons to be exhausted....just be patient and nature will bring baby into this world in due course...good luck...

Stephanie - posted on 01/12/2010




nothing works....i tried every possible myth...taking hot baths/showers, chinese food, spicey food, sex, everything and i was 12 days late...the only thing i would suggest is walking

Adrienne - posted on 01/12/2010




curb walking.. walk with one foot on the curb and the other on the road then switch legs after a while..

Tarah - posted on 01/12/2010




nipple stimulation worked for my just gently rub you nipples for about 15 mins every hour i was in labour that night (1week early) thank goodness

Jodi - posted on 01/12/2010




I'm certainly not saying don't try what you want...but I did TONS of research on inducing labor...both naturally and with drugs at the hospital, here's what I got from it all. Basically, if your body isn't ready to go into labor, nothing you do will make it happen. The stories you hear of women who did this or that and their labor started...were very close to their due dates and had babies and bodies that were ready to be done with pregnancy. Good luck, I'd leave suggestions but nothing worked for me, in fact, as soon as I stopped trying to put myself into water broke two days later...on my due date! lol.

Jodie - posted on 01/12/2010




i tryed every natural way if inducing labour and none of them worked so a week b4 i due she stoped moving and i was in agony so i went to hostpital and they induced me via pessery ( tablet in the vagina ) then after a few hours broke my waters but thr are all sorts of veiws like eating pinnaple and drinking raspery leaf tea and having sex i tryed everything everyone said and nothing worked for me x

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well ive heard lots of sex!! spicy food, lots of walking, bouncy up and down on the birth ball, and im sure theres more!!

i didnt do anything and my daughter came 4 days early!

good luck wiv ur new baby!!

Ashley - posted on 01/12/2010




I took baths all day when I was in labor. I had gone to the hos. the night before I was at 1.5 they gave me something in a pill form and said we'll see you tomorrow. but bath really work just be careful or you'll have baby at home

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