Pregnancy Week 37: Old Wives' Tales

Elderly relatives might ask you to eat spicy food to bring on labour. Spicy food is said to stimulate bowels and in turn, the uterus. We really do not know how much spice is actually needed to bring on labour. If you do actually go into labour, spicy food might cause heartburn, loose motions and vomiting which can make labour further unpleasant.


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Macrina Shetty

Thanks for the valuable knowledge... Much needed!!!

Leela Arya

This is just in time

jaseena Ghouse basha

This is so well written.


Castor oil can be taken to bring labour?

Meena Saini

Yes Surbhi. My dr also suggested me the same but take only half or one spoon

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