A 36-year-old member asked:
Drinking castor oil during pregnancy can harm my unborn baby?
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Yes: Caster oil is considered a category x or dangerous drug during pregnancy. Its side effects include the induction of premature labor and miscarriage. It is sometimes used by midwives at the end of a pregnancy to trigger labor, but caution is advised.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Does castor oil harm the baby when 23weeks pregnant?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Miscarriage: Thus material can in some cases trigger a miscarriage. It is considered dangerous when used in pregnancy. Some midwives use it in an attempt to induce labor at term.
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Last updated Nov 4, 2017
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