+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 12 of 12
  1. #11
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Brisbane
    Posts
    437
    Thanks
    85
    Thanked
    32
    Reviews
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by inertia View Post
    Orgasm also releases the hormone oxytocin which causes the uterus to contract and hormones in the sperm soften and ripen the cervix. It won't work unless your body is ready. It didn't work for me! It was the last thing I wanted
    This is spot on! Semen has prostaglandin hormone in it and will help if you're body is about ready to labour.

  2. #12
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    399
    Thanks
    149
    Thanked
    205
    Reviews
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by inertia View Post
    Orgasm also releases the hormone oxytocin which causes the uterus to contract and hormones in the sperm soften and ripen the cervix. It won't work unless your body is ready. It didn't work for me! It was the last thing I wanted
    Yep this is what the midwife in ante-natal classes told us - the woman has to orgasm for the oxytocin to be released, thereby stimulating labour.


 

Similar Threads

  1. Useful Info for Obstetrician Medicare Claims
    By HunnyBunch in forum Pregnancy & Birth General Chat
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 25-10-2012, 17:35
  2. What else helps a cold
    By Mrs E in forum General Child Health Issues
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 11-04-2012, 08:24
  3. Braxton Hicks??? Pre-Labor??? Labor???? I'm confused!
    By Mummy2Be20 in forum Birth & Labour Questions
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 07-12-2011, 15:28

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
sales & new stuffsee all
Hire For Baby Perth
New RETAIL store - Perth Hire For Baby Perth
Here at Hire for Baby, we offer a wide range of products from Child Restraints to Strollers, Stroller Accessories and Oricom Baby Monitors. Wholesale prices - till the stock ends. Buy from us and get the installation for FREE.
Like us on Facebook and get $10 OFF
featured supporter
Little Kickers NSW
Little Kickers was launched in 2002 in the UK and arrived Down Under in 2009. Our motto is “Play not Push” and we provide a positive fun-filled soccer program for children aged 18 months -7 years in a vibrant, group play environment.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!