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Old wives tales for getting baby out...

(8 Posts)
PregnantGrrrl Sun 30-Sep-07 11:30:30

What are yours? Have you tried them?

I know there's sex, curry and raspberry leaf tea.

Any others?

TheMuppetMuggle Sun 30-Sep-07 11:33:29

lots of walking - and reflexology

Alibobster Sun 30-Sep-07 11:41:34

Pineapple, walking up and down the stairs. Believe me I tried them all and I was still 15 days overdue! Worth the wait though

Nbg Sun 30-Sep-07 11:44:46

Walking up and down the stairs sideways one foot at a time.

Lots of rocking your pelvis, so if you have a rocking chair or birth ball they are good.

Reflexology, worked with my first.

NotADragonOfSoup Sun 30-Sep-07 11:48:02

I found going into labour and pushing got all 3 of mine out.

<<wanders off chortling pedantically>>

RGPargy Sun 30-Sep-07 12:35:51

<Snort!> Oh dragon!

foxybrown Sun 30-Sep-07 12:45:43

Tried it all, Mango juice, fresh pineapple, nipple tweaking, sex, 5 sweeps, clary sage aromatheraphy oil and jasmine oil (in a burner), walked for miles and miles, visualisation, and bounced on a birthing ball for hours on end.

Eventually I went into labour the day after having acupuncture, 13 days overdue. She'd have probably come then anyway to be honest.

(BTW, I believe RLT is good for your uterus and to make labour easier, but not for bringing on labour).

PregnantGrrrl Mon 01-Oct-07 08:12:23

notadragonofsoup- yes, but hardly old wives tale, is it?

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