Pregnancy Week 38: Risks And Red Flags

If your baby has grown rapidly, your doctor may consider doing an induction to speed up delivery. An induction is done by application of a gel directly on the cervix to help the cervix soften and dilate. If this does not work, then your doctor might start an IV with pitocin which is the synthetic form of oxytocin.

Oxytocin is the natural hormone produced by the body that helps the uterus contract during labor. You might want to discuss some natural methods of inducing labour with your doctor before attempting the pharmacological ones. Some natural methods include nipple stimulation and intercourse.


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Neha Khare

This is just in time


This is exactly what I was looking for.



yashu.chaithra Chaithra

This is so well written.

Leela Arya

I wish I knew this before

Supriya Gaikwad

Blessed with baby girl on 14th April


Blessed with a baby boy 😘

monika sharma

Mere 6th july ko 9 month complete ho gye hai pr abhi tk labour pain ni hui
Mujhe kya krna chahiye

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