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castor oil or no castor oil
Hi i am 38weeks and i am 2cm dilated my doctor stripped my membranes yesterday and nothing so i was wondering if i could try castor oil if it might help it along if so how much do i take
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2057826 tn?1334620784
I heard tht wasn't goood for u or baby...I wld ask dr jst to make sure its safe;)) I know its very temptin..lol thts the only thing I think I didn't try with my second pregnancy! Good luck
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1955408 tn?1328062054
Castor oil will only induce labor if you take enough to dehydrate yourself, which isn't good for you or baby.

Also, castor oil can cause your baby to poop in the womb, which can cause serious problems or death to your baby.

So I'd say its not worth it.
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1688492 tn?1346367970
My friend did that n she puked n crapped all day long she had to call into work
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2020005 tn?1476662562
Definitely not! My sister took castor oil and it did put her into labor, but it pushed her son into the birth canal too quickly and the cord got wrapped around his neck 3 times, he was so purple when he came out, we were lucky he made it! Your baby will come when he/she is ready!
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1905116 tn?1444428864
My sweep took nearly 24hrs to work...I was 4 days overdue. Baby will come when its ready...it cant stay there forever!!
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