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Old 04-24-2013, 03:57 PM   #24
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Re: is it worth even trying?

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Originally Posted by leyash View Post
i am not trying to be rude, at all... but the question wasn't whether or not i should induce at 39 weeks, the question was how likely are the things that i am doing (rrl tea, dtd, etc) to work, if i am dilating. that was all. are they actually proven to help the body move along gradually (not looking to start labor 10 minutes later), or it is just assumed, and all stuff that doesn't really work?
I've never seen real evidence that those things work as a "natural" induction, or move things a long. RRL helps tone the uterus, that's about it, DTD can give your BH. But hormones are really what makes you dialate, efface, and brings on labor.
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