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Should I take caster oil??

I'm 39 weeks and can't
Decide whether to take caster oil if any1 has plz tell me ur story
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I have never taken it but I know people who have. I wouldn't unless labor is stalled or you are overdue. It can be dangerous.
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I did with my daughter 6 yrs ago and had her 24 hours later. Took it the other day with my son and couldn't stop throwing up. I decided not to do it again.
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Ok thank you
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I've only heard horror stories about taking it, it's the only thing I've sworn never to try and I'm on baby #5. Accupressure worked for babies #3 and 4 wish I'd heard of it before.
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I personally would not take it.  Speak with your healthcare provider before taking anything.
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I took it last pregnancy and had baby within 12 hours after taking it. I'm considering doing it this pregnancy as well.  
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There was a woman on here that told her story about castor oil.  It was bad...  I think it may have had life threatening consequences.

Of course, there may have been underlying conditions.  Whatever you decide, please be careful.
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Omg I had my first baby just after my 17th birthday. My mom made me take that cuz I was having really bad back cramps and couldn't sleep for 3 days after taking taking it I was so sick. It did not make me go into labour. All it did was make sure I couldn't leave the bathroom for a good 6 hours of puking and on the toilet. Everyone is different. Best of luck.

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