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    Default Natural ways to bring on labour

    Hi, i am sure i saw a thread about this a few weeks ago and couldnt find it anywhere! So here we go again!

    What can i do to bring on labour? I am 40weeks and really dont want to be induced again!

    What did you try and did it work? I like to get as many replies as possible. Thanks

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    Sex- ripens cervix (sperm)
    Nipple stimulation- produces oxytocin which is a hormone produced during labour.

    IMO it's not worth it though, unless your about to go into labour spontaneously nothing will work, labour is a fine hormonal orchestra no amount of @ home methods will work.

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    4km walk! I was sooo fidgety DP suggested going for a little walk to get me a bit of fresh air...little turned into 4km. The last 5 min of the walk she dropped, I could barely waddle back to the car, and she was born less than a day later!

    Good luck!!

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    We tried sex, pineapples, curry, long walks and even running on the treadmill at gym and nothing worked. Baby didn't drop at all. Good luck.

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    DS dropped at about 36 weeks, so he was pretty keen, but in the week leading up to his birth I DTD, ate curry, drank raspberry leaf tea and expressed colostrum.

    The day before I went into labour I had a long bath and a good talk to DS, told him I was ready if he was. Kind of hippy I know!

    Hope it's not too much longer for you.

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    I had a curry. I was threatened with induction at 41 weeks and had baby at 40+ 5 after a good hot curry . Two hours after eating I had the runs and in bed pop... My waters broke and contractions started. Baby 2 days old now. Curry never worked with my first or second so it may just be coincidence ....Good luck xx


 

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