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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Castor oil does nothing more than give you an upset stomached and many times diarrhea.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Talk to your ob: Castor oil causes diarrhea. In the process, it can cause some uterine contractions. It is not directly harmful to the baby. However, inducing your ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Talk to your ob: Castor oil causes diarrhea. In the process, it can cause some uterine contractions. It is not directly harmful to the baby. However, inducing your ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Kristina McCaughtry
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends...: Castor oil is a great way to have a bowel movement. if you are close to entering labor on your own, the cramping from your colon may stir up contracti ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No recommended: Castor oil is not recommended. It is horribly unpleasant and also ineffective.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Mother Nature knows: when the time is right for your baby to be ready for delivery. Why second guess, mother nature?Congratulations and be well.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Talk to your ob: Castor oil causes diarrhea. In the process, it can cause some uterine contractions. It is not directly harmful to the baby. However, inducing your ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
I wouldnt: I never recommend anything to induce labor unless it is in a more controlled environment. Letting your labor naturally start is always safer for yo ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Castor Oil: Yes. But, it will only work if the baby is ready to be delivered.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Myths: There will be no inducement of labor with primrose oil. This is a false myth.

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