3 doctors weighed in:
Is it true that spicy foods can help start labor?
3 doctors weighed in

Dr. David Sneid
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
It can happen, but generally only if you're ready to begin spontaneous labor after a full-term pregnancy.

In brief: Yes
It can happen, but generally only if you're ready to begin spontaneous labor after a full-term pregnancy.
Dr. David Sneid
Dr. David Sneid
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Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Probably not, although spicy foods can worsen heartburn caused by reflux, a very common situation in pregnancy.

In brief: No
Probably not, although spicy foods can worsen heartburn caused by reflux, a very common situation in pregnancy.
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
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