aft 9 month started , elders says to take castor oil, is it safe? should b taken ky& if yes Dan when should I take & amount of castor oil ?

its not after 9th month alwz.. its when ur term end is nearing..my due date was 27oct. so 27th nite i tuk castor oil 2 spoons mixed with half cup of tea or milk whtever.. for me it helped coz i dint hv any signs f pain nor baby was down till then. i took this at 11.30 n 3 am water broke

No please do not take unless prescribed by your doctor. It is a laxative and will cause intestine cramps and loose motions. It does at times trigger labor but since we do not know when baby is ready we do not want to start labor early.

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