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Old 08-17-2007, 09:41 AM   #34
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Re: Stripping/Sweeping membranes?

Its not effective, can be very painful (at the time and for sometime afterwards), increases your risk of infection AND can cause premature rupture of the bag of waters. There are lots of other things that are less invasive that you can do to try to get labor started
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