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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devin Namaky
13 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No.: Golden seal does not induce labor. And it is not safe to induce labor at 38 weeks without a medical indication.

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devin Namaky
13 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No.: Golden seal does not induce labor. And it is not safe to induce labor at 37 weeks without a medical indication.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Szekely
43 years experience in General Practice
Wait until 39 weeks: After 39 weeks, you can encourage contractions in a uterus that is ready with sex (semen has natural hormones that gently stimulate labor) or gentle n ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Several: You can use prostaglandins like cervidil. You can use pitocin (oxytocin). You can use extra-amniotic saline infusion.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience in 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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cause labor to start: Medications are administered to the mother orally, intravenously, or vaginally that cause hormone changes in the uterus. These medications enable to ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Nipple stimulation is one way. It can cause powerful contractions so it is not something you should do without talking to your doctor.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
42 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nature Decides: If you are not more than 41 weeks, let your body decide the safe time to have a baby. Keep doing Kick counts. That is safest method.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erin Alward
16 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
39 weeks: Labor can be induced at anytime. Sometimes we even induce prematurely if the mom or baby are in danger. There are risks of prematurity though. These r ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kristina McCaughtry
20 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nature or not: Induction of labor is recommended when a pregnancy needs to be delivered for medical reasons. Providers use medications soften the cervix and contrac ... Read More

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