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do you think kidney beans will have the same effect on digestion as baked beans??

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lighteningmcmama Fri 02-May-14 15:07:31

Baked beans in my last pregnancy brought on contractions![grin] I had to stop eating them after a couple of early meals!! Although I did vow to my dh that if I got to my due date I would eat a massive plate of beans on toast (which I didn't need to do in the end when dd arrived 4 days early ,grin

Now I've made a girl called Jack's 9p kidney beans burgers for dinner today, but now I'm too scared to try them! I know there's only one way to know, but thought I'd tap into the expertise of MNers first!

squizita Fri 02-May-14 15:14:49

Never heard of beans bringing on contractions, sorry. I eat a lot of beans at the moment as I'm constipated ... could you try a couple of bites and see if they make you uncomfortable? If not have the rest?

PenguinsLoveFishFingers Fri 02-May-14 15:47:33

I don't think that's a known effect. If anything they bung you up and foods which have the reverse effect can bring on Braxton hicks, etc.

I would just eat them and see how you go.

lighteningmcmama Fri 02-May-14 16:10:36

Thank you. I'll give them a try then!

I'm not suggesting beans bring on contractions for everyone btw, but they did for me!!

Darksideofthemoon88 Fri 02-May-14 16:27:47

I guess they have a different effect on everything, because they rarely have any effect on me, and if they do it's the exact opposite to what Penguin describes. Apparently there's an accupressure point on the top of your shoulders that can bring on labour though....

lighteningmcmama Fri 02-May-14 18:41:28

I'm not trying to bring on Labour, I'm only 16w!

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