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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Don't do it!: Black cohosh and all other complementary and alternative medications should be completely avoided by everyone because they are unregulated and potenti ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
48 years experience in Family Medicine
What are you thinkin: Taking anything herbal when you are pregnant and certainly trying to use it to induce labor is not advisable. Labor should be induced only when the do ... Read More
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 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 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 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
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Rosenfield
22 years experience in 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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Patience: There is nothing that is used to induce labor outside the hospital. At 5cm you could start labor at any time.
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
No, but it helps: Walking doesn't induce labor but it might help in bringing the fetus down and help stretch the cervix a bit.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: But too much caffine at term can be bad for your heart , if you re 39-40 weeks please discuss with your OB about inducing, I have delivered over 5000 ... Read More

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