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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience 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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience 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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Labor: If you could bring on labor then the secrete would be out there and women would love it. Always remember the baby is part of the equation and sends a ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Rosenfield
22 years experience Family Medicine
Lots of advice: There are numerous old- wives tales on this subject. The bottom line is ... When the baby is ready they will be born.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hospital: Labor can be induced at the hospital with Oxytocin or a few different Prostaglandin medications. There are no proven ways to induce labor on your own. ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Sunil Hari
12 years experience Pain Management
Are you in labor?: Couple things: has your water broken? how many weeks along are you? If you're at term, and your water has broken, you might already be in active labor ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
42 years experience 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 female asked:
Dr. Kristina McCaughtry
20 years experience 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
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Babies come when: They are ready. Doctors can induce labor when there is a medical indication.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Szekely
43 years experience 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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