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thyme tea to induce labor

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Tea: If you think it is going to work. Can not imagine it tasting very good.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No evidence: There is no evidence proving that ginger tea will be an effective form of labor induction. It may not be harmful though, so you are welcome to continu ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Doubtful, BUT: Consuming large quantities of chamomile alcohol extract might induce labor, so it's not recommended in pregnancy. Chamomile tea is much, much wea ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Raspberry: Never heard of raspberry tea to help induce labor, not sure there is much difference between the two. I would talk to your OB before trying to induce ... Read More
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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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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience 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 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 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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience 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.

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