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Desperate to go into labour

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gluttom Sat 01-Oct-11 21:16:30

40+3 and know I'm not the only one so desperate but I have a 2 and 3 year old who need their normal mummy back and it us sooo hot. So far I gave
Eaten curry
Walked miles and miles
Had 2 sweeps

Half of me knows i need to wait to be induced in 6 days like I was before and not think about it but DH is being impatient now too

Sex - DH is up for it but I can't bring myself to it - I have put on 3 stone, have been losing bits of my plug every day and my bush needs tidying up but don't really want to as use a razor and did it before labour last time and it was itchy with my stitches etc.

Any other tips - i think i don't have the right hormones to labour spontaneously.

gluttom Sat 01-Oct-11 21:22:29

I'm actually 40+4 today - how did I lose that day when I think about it every second!

TheRealMBJ Sat 01-Oct-11 21:23:53

Nipple tweaking?

If you have a breast pump, you can use that as it gives excellent stimulation.

Iggly Sat 01-Oct-11 21:26:11

Ive only had one DC, 8 days late. I was climbing the Walls by the end.
The night I went into labour, DH and I went for a walk and I spent the evening looking at old pictures - it was like I mentally relaxed. I could be wrong but I think it helped. I had tried all the other stuff to no avail!

TheRealMBJ Sat 01-Oct-11 21:26:16

I'm 37+5 and we are going for the sex route, DH is very happy as I've been holding out a bit the last few weeks as I was worried I'd go into preterm labour. grin

Oh, what about pineapple? Isn't that supposed to bring on labour too?

gluttom Sat 01-Oct-11 21:26:21

Thanks may try that - got it all ready the other day.

TheRealMBJ Sat 01-Oct-11 21:27:39

Some useful tips here

gluttom Sat 01-Oct-11 21:27:40

I really think relaxing is the key but I feel so antsy.

LikeACandleButNotQuite Sat 01-Oct-11 21:43:19

liter of pinapple juice, glug of castor oil, walk around the block. Bam!

cookcleanerchaufferetc Sun 02-Oct-11 20:17:17

Watch a really funny film .... I am convinced that is what started mine!

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