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Question: hiii... I am 40 weeks pregnant and no labor yet. My doctor has asked me to wait for a week as the baby's position is head down . she has asked me to take castor oil with milk . is it safe?
Answer: Yes it's safe and helps in inducing labour.
You can follow these to induce labour naturally.
Walking - The bumping up and down of walking can help the baby move into the birth canal. In fact, this is one of the few ways that most doctors agree on for starting labor. If walking doesn't work, try walking up and down stairs. Lifting your legs higher as you step can help push the baby downward.
Pineapple - Best taken fresh and raw. Pineapples contain the enzyme bromeliad, which can soften your cervix and and bring on labor. It can also stimulate your stomach, which could also help get some contractions going. Statistically speaking, the chemicals in pineapple that are said to start labor aren't very high. It would take a lot of pineapple to get labor going.
Sperm - If you feel up to sex, intercourse can work to get labor started. Sperm contains natural prostaglandins that release oxytocin to help soften and dilate the cervix.
Spicy food - A very well-known labor starter! The reason it works may be because of the upset it causes to the digestive system, which then upsets the uterus. Not highly recommended
Squats - Doing a few of these each day often helps to move the baby down and into position. Squats use gravity to push the baby downwards, thereby jumpstarting your birth naturally.
Stretch and sweep of membranes - Your doctor will perform this simple procedure. A finger is inserted into the cervix and a gentle 'sweep' of the finger slightly separates the uterus wall and amniotic sac, sometimes leading to labor within hours or days. Some women say it's an easy, painless procedure, others find it very painful
Question: Is it safe to take castor oil to induce labour my doctor have asked me to take castor oil
Answer: Hi.. Using castor oil to induce labor is simultaneously a good and bad idea. It's strong and often effective when no other non-chemical methods of induction work.It induces contractions in the bowels, which in turn can cause the uterus to begin contracting as well.It dehydrates the body, which can also cause contractions.
Question: My dr has prescribed to take castor oil with milk..What is it used for
Answer: Hi dear, as you are in your 40 week of pregnancy castor oil will help induce pains but have it in proper prescribed dosage only..