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essential oils induce labor

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
30 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

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Don't do it!: Unapproved indication in pregnancy, could stimulate forceful contractions and dehydration from diarrhea, a combination likely to lead to fetal asphyxi ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
43 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
27 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No. : There is a paucity of data regarding the safety and/or efficacy of castor oil which is often ingested rather than used topically. People tend to repor ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 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
27 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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Winkler
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Past due: Rarely an overdue pregnancy is related to problems with the placenta or the baby however there can be problems. If your baby is overdue his or her si ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Not recommended: Castor oil is a strong stimulant that can cause not just diarrhea but also stomach upset - which may not be a good thing when you are in labor. It has ... Read More
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