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October 14th, 2009, 04:21 PM
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probably about as useful as banging your head against the wall or curling into a ball and crying, its keeping me occupied this evening.

YouTube - Acupressure Points for Labor Induction/ leg and foot points
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October 14th, 2009, 04:48 PM
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Are you doing these yourself? The points can be easily missed, and even when hit the effects may not happen for a while. I have an acupuncture appointment in a few hours and have been told it could take up to three treatments for it to do anything and that includes the fact I am now past my due date.
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October 14th, 2009, 06:29 PM
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A friend of mine was right around her due date (a few days before I think) and her mom was giving her a pedicure. She had her mom rub the spot by your heel and within a few hours she was in labor.
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October 15th, 2009, 10:04 AM
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yea we tried it like 2 nights ago, just to see and I just ended up with a sore spot on my leg, lol
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October 15th, 2009, 10:21 AM
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hahaha my DH took the day off today and now i know what he'll be doing. he's been massaging the inside of my ankle, but it's not done anything.
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October 15th, 2009, 10:35 AM
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My dh found the spot on my foot/ankle. It hurt so bad when he touched it and would give me an instant contraction - but wouldn't do anything else.

I finally banned him from touching it because he would do it just to torture me. lol
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October 15th, 2009, 11:13 AM
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Never tried it with Holden, but I did it with Parker and a couple days later- BAM, LABOR!
could have been anything though! the pineapple, the primrose, the sex.. who knows
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October 17th, 2009, 04:10 PM
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the lady I would go to for massage she would do it if you were close to your due date. sadly I didn't get a chance to go this time around to try it LOL
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