Hi everyone, I've tried all the things, and nothing has worked, all apart from nipped stimulation. Every time I do if u get period like pains, but then as soon as I stop, it goes away again! I'm taking it as a good sign that I'm getting any pain at all, maybe this means I'm close to having him? Can anyone shed any light in the situation?
Apparently the only thing that's proven to work, evidence-wise, is nipple twiddling. Though the research indicates you've got to do it for at least three hours at a time, over several days, for it to have an effect.
I went into labour after eating a v spicy curry and going for a long walk, though I think this was purely coincidental - given that it was my due date.
Today is my due date I've had braxton hicks for weeks and today I've bounced for hours on my birthing ball. Had 2 sweeps in the last week. And nothing. My first 2 were 2 weeks over. And I'm booked to be induced next Sunday I really hope I don't get that far.
I had the same midwife with all three of my children. First two were so late I had to be induced. My midwife knew that I really really wanted a homebirth with my last one. My due daye arrived, no sign of DD. So in the end, knowing I felt a bit about "that sort of thing" she went ahead and recommended someone in the area who did aromatherapy for pregnancy. I was desparate, so I went. What can I say, DS was the only one who I managed to have naturally. I'm still sceptical, but if I got pregnant again I would 100% do it again. Good luck!