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i am now past my due date, if i take 2 tablespoons of castor oil to try and induce my labor, is that bad for my my baby?

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Dr. Asha Kamnani
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
2 tbsp is OK: 2 tablespoons is OK. will it get you into labor, I am not so sure. If you are not more than 41 weeks, please be calm. Watch for kick counts and if they are OK, speak with your doctor and get a day for induction scheduled. Your cervix needs to be ripe before you get induced. Otherwise, you will risk getting a cesarean section. Not worth it.
Answered on Mar 28, 2016

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