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does ginger tea help induce labor

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No evidence: There is no evidence proving that ginger tea will be an effective form of labor induction. It may not be harmful though, so you are welcome to continu ... Read More

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Tea: If you think it is going to work. Can not imagine it tasting very good.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Doubtful, BUT: Consuming large quantities of chamomile alcohol extract might induce labor, so it's not recommended in pregnancy. Chamomile tea is much, much wea ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Raspberry: Never heard of raspberry tea to help induce labor, not sure there is much difference between the two. I would talk to your OB before trying to induce ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Probably not: First, PLEASE do NOT try to induce labor if it is not yet your due date. When your baby is ready it will start the process. But if you're past your du ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
TCM: Ginger root has been used in traditional chinese medicine to induce menstruation that is delayed. It has also been used in the treatment of excessivel ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Diarrhoea: Castor Oil gives you diarrhea and tends to give you false labor which is irritating. Castor Oil may give some other associated side effects. Please co ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
I am unaware of this: Effect of pineapples so i will say no.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No evidence: Karo corn syrup has never been studied as an agent to induce labor and likely never will. I would not recommend attempting labor induction at home wit ... Read More
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Dr. Kimberly Carter
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nope: The truth is .. . . We don't really know the magic that starts labor. If we did, we would be able to stop preterm labor and be able to start labor in ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Tes: No , it will sometimes help with upper digestion. There are tea laxatives with senna or cascara that may help.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No, but: Ginger tea is fine to drink, if one enjoys the ginger flavor. Avoid using too much sugar, or too much of other sweeteners. It won't change one's menst ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ginger: Ginger can help to reduce nausea ; acts as an anti-inflammatory for women with painful menses.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
31 years experience Integrative Medicine
Aloe Vera & labor: I have not ever seen that to be the case
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not really: Cloves aren't really effective for managing the pain of labor. Best Wishes!
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Myths: No. This would very a false myth.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Rausch
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: There is no evidence to suggest that parsley tea prevents pregnancy.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valencia Porter
20 years experience Holistic Medicine
Possibly: This may be helpful in balancing the body and stimulating the uterus but is no guarantee.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
I am not aware: Of parsley tea having this quality. Seek medical care.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
No,: It will not
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Do not rec that: If you want to go into labor discuss induction with your OB , you can be induced anytime after at or after 39 weeks gestation, I use cervadil to ripen ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Birth control: Neither eucalyptus nor ginger root should affect yourbirth control

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