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Are there natural ways to induce labor?

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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.
Answered on Jan 13, 2018
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