Do breast pumping and nipple stimulating really work to help you go in labor?

Contractions. Nipple stimulation can elicit release of Pitocin (oxytocin) which will cause the uterus to contract but is not likely to be a direct cause of labor.

Related Questions

Do breast pumping really help you go into labor?

It can - avoid it! Nipple stimulation and/or breast pumping increase the maternal blood concentration of oxytocin that stimulates uterine contractions and can trigger labor. Avoid this completely! it can lead to fetal death and other adverse perinatal outcomes.. Read more...