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Is it safe to use golden seal to induce labor at 38 wks?

Is it safe to use golden seal to induce labor at 38 wks?

No.: Golden seal does not induce labor. And it is not safe to induce labor at 38 weeks without a medical indication. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Labor Induction (Definition)

Induction of labor to deliver the baby sooner may be considered when there are maternal or fetal indications that continuing the ...Read more


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Is it safe to use golden seal to induce labor at 37 weeks or later?

Is it safe to use golden seal to induce labor at 37 weeks or later?

No.: Golden seal does not induce labor. And it is not safe to induce labor at 37 weeks without a medical indication. ...Read more

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How can I naturally induce labor?

How can I naturally induce labor?

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 nipple stimulation. If the uterus is ready, it might work. If it doesn't work, it's probably not ready for labor. Your doctor can sweep membranes. The baby is developing it's brain and lungs and other organs right up to 40 weeks, so don't rush nature! ...Read more

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What are some ways to induce labor?

What are some ways to induce labor?

Lots of ways: Pitocin (oxytocin) is a medication that mimics a hormone in your body to start contractions. Cervidil and Cytotec are prostaglandins that soften the cervix and may start some contractions that are used when your cervix is less open. Some doctors use a catheter that manually opens the cervix a little as well. It depends on why you are being induced and how your cervix is to start. ...Read more

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Does kayro syrup help induce labor?

Does kayro syrup help induce labor?

No evidence: Karo corn syrup has never been studied as an agent to induce labor and likely never will. I would not recommend attempting labor induction at home without consultation with your provider. Karo syrup will likely just cause elevated blood sugars and i would avoid it, in pregnancy...And in life, really. ...Read more

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Can a hot shower help induce labor?

Can a hot shower help induce labor?

Soemtimes: Although other times a warm shower can make strong contractions go away. ...Read more

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What does it mean to "induce" labor?

What does it mean to "induce" labor?

Kickstart: Your ob/gyn may recommend an "induction" of labor for reasons related to your or your baby's health. There are numerous reasons for needing to have this option recommended. You are admitted to the hospital, fetal monitoring, IV started and a dilute solution of Pitocin (oxytocin) is given to start labor contractions slowly. Indications such as post dates, toxemia, iugr, fetal distress, and more
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Are there natural ways to induce labor?

Yes: Nipple stimulation is one way. It can cause powerful contractions so it is not something you should do without talking to your doctor. ...Read more

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What are some ways to help induce labor?

What are some ways to help induce labor?

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. ...Read more

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When is the soonest time I can induce labor?

39 weeks: Labor can be induced at anytime. Sometimes we even induce prematurely if the mom or baby are in danger. There are risks of prematurity though. These risks seem to be lessened after 38 completed weeks. So we try to wait until after 39 weeks to induce someone electively. ...Read more

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Are there safe ways to naturally induce labor?

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 contractions to start. All methods have risks, and "natural" methods can be just as risky as medication unless you are being monitored by your physician. If you are concerned and you need induction, talk to your doctor about what your options are. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could induce labor at home?

Let your Body decide: Your Body and your baby knows best when to make an entry into our beautiful world. Only if you have some medical conditions or are more then 41 weeks we consider doing an induction of labor. ...Read more

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What are some safe ways to induce labor at home ?

Labor: If you could bring on labor then the secrete would be out there and women would love it. Always remember the baby is part of the equation and sends a signal to the mom when it is time to come out. Part of the increase in Cesarean section rate is from inductions when it is not time. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to induce labor naturally?

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. ...Read more

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Is there anything that'll induce labor at home being at 5cm?

Patience: There is nothing that is used to induce labor outside the hospital. At 5cm you could start labor at any time. ...Read more

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Are there natural ways to help induce labor if im 90% thinned out?

Babies come when: They are ready. Doctors can induce labor when there is a medical indication. ...Read more

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Are there any natural ways to induce labor that are safe and medically proven?

Hospital: Labor can be induced at the hospital with Oxytocin or a few different Prostaglandin medications. There are no proven ways to induce labor on your own. Increasing activity levels such as walking can be helpful. Intercourse is sometimes thought to soften the cervix. ...Read more

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Could pineapple induce labor at 34 weeks?

No: Pineapple does not induce labor. Food Poisoning or Urinary tract infections can give you some contractions and may lead you into preterm labor. ...Read more

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Does walking induce labor?

No, but it helps: Walking doesn't induce labor but it might help in bringing the fetus down and help stretch the cervix a bit. ...Read more