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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nothing: Natural initiation of labor is due to several body internal hormone factors that work in concert to start the process. There is nothing that can be ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Labor: Stripping membranes or rupturing membranes are two ways.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rakhi Dimino
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Generally safe: Pitocin (oxytocin) can make you contract too much. To prevent this, usually it is started at a low dose and increased slowly until the contractions ar ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alysia Townsend
19 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends on cervix: Before induction your current cervical exam is used as a determinant for which mode of induction. Cervidil is most likely used when the cervix is les ... 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Pitocin (oxytocin): Pitocin (oxytocin) is what your own body makes to help you squeeze out a baby. It helps increase the effectiveness of the contractions. Drs can add a ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not safe: There are natural ways to induce abortion, but they are not safe.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Younkin
37 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Partly effective: You may mean menopausal symptoms like hot flashes and vaginal dryness. Some patients take otc products made from black cohosh or soy that sometimes h ... 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
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Purported: Purported natural aphrodisiacs include ginseng, spanish fly, gingko bioloba, maca, mabergris & horny goat weed.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Progesterone: Do you know your progesterone level is low? Why do you think you need to boost it? A visit to your doctor will sort this out for you.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chenette
37 years experience in Fertility Medicine
By the follicle: An amazing dance of hormones coordinates the reproductive system. One of the thousands of egg sacs that are in the ovary matures each month during th ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. William Boelter
47 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Well...: There are a huge choices of otc " medicines ", yet the majority are scientifically unproven. If this is what you plan to do go to google and ask the q ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Green
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Oxytosin...: There is evidence that nipple stimulation increases oxytosin release..... The drug version is pitocin (oxytocin)...... That is how pregnancy augmen ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pitocin (oxytocin) has been : Used for years and continues to be used if it is used properly it is very safe I use it on almost all of my inductions and to augment labor without in ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
32 years experience in Fertility Medicine
No but: Progesterone supplementation will not raise an lh surge, though estrogen supplementation can. Progesterone should never be taken before ovulation if ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Babies come when: They are ready. Doctors can induce labor when there is a medical indication.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience in Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
No: There r some obvious differences. In abortion you r expelling out fetus prematurely whereas in child birth it's a baby coming out. Since the size of b ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jahangir Ahdoot
39 years experience in Sleep Medicine
No: Not that i know being prescribed.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
13 years experience in Gynecology
Bad idea. : Please do yourself a favor and find a reputable clinic or doctor to provide your termination care. See http://www.Prochoice.Org or http://www.Plannedp ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Natural comes from: Fruit, vegetables, etc. That nature makes for us. Artificial is human made, typically chemicals. So, butter is natural and margarine is artificial. ... Read More

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