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Old 05-01-2007, 07:22 PM   #1
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ways to start labor or encourage it!

Ok guys, I am miserable... I remember feeling this way with the other 2 pg's by the end as well... but now this is the 3rd I am due in 3 wks... 1-2cm and 75% effaced, baby is low, head down, right there... I just hurt , can't sleep, etc etc... and I am sooooo irritable!

I have had contractions on and off for the past week... Had an u/s today and the baby is estimated to be 6 lb 10 oz 21" long... good size... and Dr asked if I wanted to be induced... I said no... and then left the office kicking myself cause I am so miserable!

Hubby and I have been on different pages the past few weeks and barely even talking or carrying on a conversation,partly b/c I am sooo miserable and he has absolutely no concern or compassion for how I am feeling... I have had NO break at all from my other 2 kids... he has not helped to anything baby preparations even things I have asked him to do...

I suggested DTD tonight (which we haven't done in like3-4wks!) and he said nope I was cut off... I guess to be mean ???

I am considering walking up and down my stairs.... will that help?? Any siuggestions? anything else that may help kick start labor???
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Old 05-01-2007, 07:23 PM   #2
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Re: ways to start labor or encourage it!

masturbate orgasm can induce contractions!

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Old 05-01-2007, 07:26 PM   #3
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Due just two days after you so I feel your pain!!!
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Old 05-01-2007, 07:31 PM   #4
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Re: ways to start labor or encourage it!

im due in 9 weeks so im starting to feel the same way.

i dont know any tips, maybe try google
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Old 05-01-2007, 07:35 PM   #5
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Re: ways to start labor or encourage it!

You seem a little earlier to do this but it may work. Caster oil. I took it with my 3rd but he was 5 days late. I took 1 tablespoon every hour (3 total) with a glass of oj. It worked and was not as bad as being induced with pit!
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Old 05-01-2007, 07:40 PM   #6
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where do you get castor oil? is it in the herbal dept or something with vitamins???
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Old 05-01-2007, 07:35 PM   #7
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Re: ways to start labor or encourage it!

My midwife suggests red rapsberry tea and evening primrose supplements. I also heard tomorrow night is a full moon, maybe that will help. I'm hoping that's the case for me, I'm 38 weeks today.
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Old 05-01-2007, 07:42 PM   #8
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My midwife suggests red rapsberry tea and evening primrose supplements. I also heard tomorrow night is a full moon, maybe that will help. I'm hoping that's the case for me, I'm 38 weeks today.
Oh yes, I know the full moon tomorrow and am soooo hoping!!! my original due date was the 14th and they pshed it back to the 23rd early on cause I measured small... but I always measured small with my other as well.

Need sex! LOL!
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