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My contractions are 7-14 min apart. Still no dialation, but they are PAINFUL- hospital just sent me home and told me to stay off my feet. Baby will probably come today and they won't stop the labor. These contractions HURT but don't seem to be doing anything. I am in labor--early labor. How do I make the contractions productive? Doctor told me I can do home remedies to make my labor easier but I can't walk and I can't have sex. Anything else is pretty fair game, I need ideas
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9309185 tn?1420228764
Pineapple juice... Spicy food.. Breathing and attempting to relax your body in the most of the connection helps as well
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Are you still in labor
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I don't think eating anything will be good right now just try to stay calm and breath through everything you can do it you'll be great, are you still in labor?
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I bounce at the end of my bed
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They told you not to walk? When I had my son I was in the same position u are and that's all they told me to do was walk to 1. Pass time and 2. Help with progression. But if u have like a big exercise ball bouncing on it will help, and maybe a warm bath
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My mom told me that just laying around won't help progress the labor because the gravity will work against you if your laying down or sitting. She was sent home with my younger brother and walked around the house to pass the time and my dad made her lay down and she said it was the worst pain she had been in all night, so she got back up and walked for a few more hours. I don't remember how long she labored at home but when they went back to the hospital the doc went to check and my brothers head was right there and my dad didn't even make it in the room until he was born because he had to wait for my granny to watch my older brother and I. So if you can I would walk as much as possible, stay hydrated and all that good stuff. Good luck.
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I am still laboring, but the contractions are not any closer together. I will try the bouncing..and I've read about castor oil so I'll try that too. Hopefully it will get me to poo :) lol
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