Pregnancy Week 36: Old Wives' Tales

Many women are asked to consume two spoons of castor oil in the last few days before delivery.

Castor oil acts as a laxative and works at clearing your intestines. This can trigger off labour contractions as well.

It is advisable that you do not consume castor oil without consulting your doctor.


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Sneha Khandait

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Rebecca Prakash

Not comfortable, i have taken in my childhood ufff will never do this.


This is exactly what I was looking for.

Leela Arya

I wish I knew this before

Sajida Faiyaz

I hv taken it in first pregnancy

Smita Singh

Caster oil oh well I remember I had to consume it in my childhood too because I had worms in my tummy 😆

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