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pinkyp Mon 08-Nov-10 10:55:50

What is it suppose to do? I've been taking 2 a day (high strength) for a couple of weeks but i mentioned it to 2 different midwifes and neither know what its suppose to do,anyone know?

MyThumbsHaveGoneWeird Mon 08-Nov-10 11:38:13

My midwife told me it may help induce labour and it might be worth starting to take it from the end of week 37. A quick google scholar search explains it, but also suggests it might not be such a great idea. Don't know if there are other more recent studies?

abstract here

pinkyp Mon 08-Nov-10 18:17:37

arrrgh so it can make things worse!! I've nearly finished my 1st bottle of the capsules,i best stop!

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