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What did you do ?

To go in to labor
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6470732 tn?1439556292

Hahaha. Nah, but there's no set ways to trigger labor. Doesn't mean i didn't try lmao. I have no way of proving that any of these things changed anything or helped, but here you go:

It was June 10th, 2014. I had my 39 week OBGYN appointment that morning. I woke up super sappy. "I love you. No, like i really REALLY love you omg." Lol Looking back, maybe that meant something.

At my appointment, i was told there was no change in my cervix and that he didn't expect that to change anytime soon. We set an induction date just in case.

I went home. I went for a walk. Not a long walk. It was pretty pathetic actually lol but I did.

I had my boyfriend and sister rub my feet. Particularly the sides, as I'd read this could stimulate the uterus.


That night, in a matter of 3 hours, I started my bloody show, lost my mucus plug, and my water broke. There was no going back! Lol My daughter was born the evening of the 11th.

So there's no special, guaranteed ways to trigger labor, but I did do these and labor started when the doctor said it wouldn't lol
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They say sperm softens the uterus. Could always try sex.
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Im not sure if this is what helped me but walk as much as you can while you can if you can walk with both my children i walked an excessive amount now dont take it to far because if it works youll go into premature labor which happened to me they are still perfectly fine nothing went wrong but you know you always want babies born withing that safe zone like at 37 weeks i believe
5536886 tn?1455827346
Things like walking, sex, spicy foods, caster oil, membrane stripping, raspberry leaf tea- can all help, but in the end- if your little one isn't ready, those probably won't cause labor to come.  I've found that waiting until baby is ready is the best way to do it, but I know it can be hard when you are at the end and not feeling well and are just ready!  Hope you are holding your little one in your arms soon!
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