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anyone tried clary sage oil to induce labor??
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anyone tried clary sage oil to induce labor??

hi, i have read a few things on the net about clary sage oil works by stimulating the uterus thus causing labor.. im just wondering if anyoen has used thsi oil and if it actually worked to induce labor ...????
am burning some now and also rubbed some on my back and belly
:) fingers crossed
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463595_tn?1334000822
i read about it. where did you get itt ? let us know how it works. i also read that during labor it calms you down and help dialate. good luck
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519661_tn?1264519808
i have been taking the fresh pineapple route, no results yet...let us know how the oil works!!  :)
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463595_tn?1334000822
i tried mango they say it work like pinaple a little easier to cut, no results either
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389578_tn?1295357927
well no signs yet :( lol but hey only firstday of trying it , i have read that it can cause contractions etc :) i got it off ebay only a couple of pounds :) compared to £8-£9 in holland and barret and boots,by the way it does say ladies on the bottle that its not for use in pregnancy as the strong effect it has on the uterus but i googled this and it seems ok..:) i will let you all know, also i have tried yesterday my TENS machine on the acupressure points on my leg,back and han,d it's sopose to get the stimulating hormone going or something but nothing yet:(
GOODLUCK EVERYONE!!
HOPEFULLY WE WILL ALL HAVE OUR LITTLE MONKEYS SOON LOL :)
LABOR DUST :)
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519661_tn?1264519808
well no luck with the pineapple, but then i was reading where you had to eat TONS of it, and the heartburn that i get just won't let me do that!!  lol  i am just frustrated...here i am almost dilated to a 4, 50% effaced, i have lost my mucus plug and STILL these contractions are not regular!!  ugghhh!!  lol
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419158_tn?1316575204
Does it have to be fresh pinapple? Or can it be the canned stuff?? I have a few cans of the tidbits that I put on my pizza but if I want fresh I need to go to the store. It acually sounds really good right now, so it wouldnt be a bother to eat it, and hey, maybe it will work, lol!
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463595_tn?1334000822
it has to be fresh , i also read it could be mango
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389578_tn?1295357927
im not sure if it was because of the clary sage oil i used in the bath and on my body but at 2.30am last night i started to have painful braxton hicks,they hurt in my back my belly i felt pressure and had 2 pee a thousand times,, my back hurt that much that i had 2 use the TENS then at 7.45am they just vanished....... what a wind up :(:(:( im due tomorrow has anyone had 6-7 hours of braxton hicks constantly then they just went an no labor etc ...???????
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519661_tn?1264519808
angel,

i also had pretty much the same thing...in fact, i had everyone on baby call (got a lot of ppl. very crabby and tired today from being up all night waiting lol)  i posted to your question you put up too, but now that i am woke up, i will share what the hospital told me last night....the doctor said that even though i was having 4-5 PAINFUL contractions in an hour, unless they were 8-10 minutes apart that they would just give me fluids and send me home until i got to the 8-10 minute stage.  well this morning they just stopped all of a sudden and now i just have horrible diarrhea a contraction like every hour or so and that's it!!  (sorry if it was tmi)  did you call your doctor at all?!?  how often are you getting contractions now?!?
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519661_tn?1264519808
ok, an update on what i have tried, ladies!!  lol

1.) LOTS of sex
2.) Raspberry Tea
3.) Bumpy Rides
4.) Jumping Jacks
5.) Nipple Stimulation
6.) Hot Baths

hope that isn't T.M.I for everyone!!  LOL  anywho, i have a very good friend who is a massage therapist who is going to try the acupressure points for me today!!  anybody else having luck with any other "wives tales"?!?

hey at least it gives us a laugh and preoccupies our minds!!  ;)
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Avatar_n_tn
Well I am 36 weeks and pregnant with twins, and I still havent went into labor. I am having hip problems, I can't sleep, and I am having heart burns. I am so ready to have these babys. I have ried everything from, clary oil, castrol oil, to spice foods. I am not forsure what I am going to do next.
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519661_tn?1264519808
any of my pregger friends still out there?!?  LOL  i feel like i am going to be the LAST one to deliver!!!  :)  thought the real thing was happening last night....woke everyone up at 3 a.m., but after a hot shower and relaxing in bed the contractions eased up and are now back to being really erratic, etc.  my family is starting to resemble zombies from being on "baby call"  LOL  uggh...

thanks for letting me vent!!!  :)  how is everyone?!?
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463595_tn?1334000822
you not alone jean, when i walk i have contractions and 2day they were paintfull as hell, then we go home to eat my dh dint want to walk no more they stop and they gone like never happened and now my ob moved my due date to august 14 my first was aaugust 4 and then august 9 but new ob new date and she want induce me till i am 41 and 1/2 weeks so i might die like my neighboor from being prego to long thats my bigest fear
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519661_tn?1264519808
holy cow!!!  not until that far away?!?  why does your o.b. want to wait so long?!?  mine told me last week that he won't make me suffer past 39 wks!!  i am soooo sorry!!  :(  don't die...we just need to hang in there, i guess when these little peanuts come, they come!!  LOL  much, much easier to say that than think that!!  i will be praying for you xxxxxxxxxxxx
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463595_tn?1334000822
i dont know she said its best 4 the baby but i heard other dr in difrent practice will induce you here day past edd so this is strange and i dont want to look 4 new dr at 40 wks:( so i guess i will walk walk and walk
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i've finally found someone who's had the same type of pregnancy as me!!  lol i had thought it was all in my head!!!  tried all the same thingsas yourself and nothing except painful braxton hicks that can last all day and night but not progress and often disappear... i've nicknamed my little monkey the devil's child lol
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519661_tn?1264519808
well i have an o.b. appointment today and i am going to BEG him to take her friday....i was up until 5:30 am with PAINFUL braxton hicks and they just disappeared!!:(    i even had my 7 yr. old trying maternity acupressure last night!!  lol  they have a great video on youtube for it.  

colorado, i don't blame you for not wanting to change o.b.'s and they do say that there is that 2 wk. window of due dates, etc.  i will send LOTS of prayers, baby dust, labor dust, meditating, chanting and whatever else may work your way!! :)
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thanks, ii have my app tomoorrow i will talk to her if sh can at least strip my membrans:) i do hope so. good luuck
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716818_tn?1241030659
I just read what the hospital told you.  I've got a good one for you.  Last Saturday night contractions started about 6:30pm and by 11pm, they were hurting pretty bad, coming between 2 and 4 minutes apart, and lasting 30-75 seconds.  I called our hospital and she told me that until they were consistently THREE - yes, THREE - minutes apart, not to come in.  I guess they want me to park and try to deliver in the elevator.  I was sure that was it, but I was wrong.  I've tried the things you have, with no results.  I'm tired and hurting everywhere now.
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Avatar_n_tn
i have been having contractions through the night for a couple of nights, it lasts a couple of hours where my contractions are regular and painful, then nothing happens. at the mo i am about 4cm dilated and about 80 percent effaced.

my obstiatrician gave me a recipe that is supposed to help regulate contractions and bring on labour.

you mix:
1 heaped teaspoon of ginger powder
1 heaped teaspoon of cinnemon powder
and 1 heaped teaspoon of cloves powder or 10 actual cloves

mix it with 1 litre of water and boil for 15 mins, then u have to drink it gradually over a period of 2 hours, DO NOT drink more than 1 litre per day. do this for 3 consecutive days, if nothing happens then miss a day out and try again. u can mix it with fruit juice to make it taste a little better. it does taste horrible, i tried it on its own and it isnt nice, but im going to try it tomorrow with some sort of juice. i dont know for sure if it works but my obstiatrician said it should work if my body is ready. it doesnt start contractions u have to be experiencing them already, it just regulates them, therefore speeding up the process of labour.

anyone who is having these contractions that are regular for a few hours then go away, just to let u know you are indeed in early labour, but unlucky for us it is dragged out. some people only have this part for a few hours we are suffering for days. good luck.

i am only advising people who are past their due date or baring on their due date and have been told an induction is inevitable to try this. my obstiatrician says it is much better than induction.
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Avatar_m_tn
Ok so with my first born son I had taken castor oil (regardless I threw it up)but I also had lots of sex and when my husband and I did that I would lay down instead of getting up right away well i did that one night and my water broke not thinking anything about being close to my due date (by a couple hours ) i didn't think much of it cause it was not much i thought the baby kicked my bladder and I peed a little so the puddle was no bigger then probably a small thin bottle around I went and took an extremely hot bath (I had no Idea my water broke) like hot tub hot and got out bout a holf hour later we were headin to the hospital and my labor only lasted 3 hours start to finish lets just say sex is best along with walking and hot baths just relax and don't think about it because it stresses you out and that postpones everything
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Avatar_f_tn
Hi! I've got 3 days left, I've lost my mucas plug and been having pains every now and again for the past couple of weeks. I bathed with clary sage oil mixed with lavender oil this afternoon and massaged clary sage oil onto my belly. I'm hoping something happens by tonight because I'm sooooo fed up now! :( babies heads also engaged (been like it for about 3 weeks now). Just wondering if there was anything else I could try? I've also done the sex,walking and rasberry leaf tea and my little bundle is'nt budging!
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