induce labor

10 Ideas to Bring on Labor: Not Just the Ones You’ve Heard Before

At the end of pregnancy, many moms look for a way to bring on labor.  Keep in mind that babies come when they are ready, but when your body shows signs of readiness you can sometimes give it a nudge to get things going. 

Louisiana's Initiative to End Elective Inductions Before 39 Weeks

By JustMommies

Louisiana, one of 13 states to receive an F on the 2010 March of Dimes Prematurity Report Card, has announced an initiative to end elective births before 39 weeks of pregnancy.  Louisiana ranks 49th in the nation for infant mortality and preterm birth, according to the National Center for Health Statistics.  The state also has » Read more

Half of Pregnant Women May Try to Self Induce Labor

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According to a new poll conducted by Ohio State University researchers, pregnant women often try natural induction methods to bring on labor without consulting their doctor. » Read more

Foods That Induce Labor: 9 Recipes to Jump Start Labor

If you are past your due date you might be interested in trying some recipes to help kick start labor. Here are 9 recipes that may kick start labor.

Natural Ways to Induce Labor

As you reach the end of your pregnancy, you may begin looking for natural ways to induce labor. Please keep in mind that you should not use any of these methods until you are past your due date. No method is guaranteed to work. » Read more

Basil and Oregano Tea to Induce Labor

If you are past your due date, you may have started doing research to find natural ways to induce labor.  In your searching, you may have read a little on two herbs, basil and oregano.  Some people believe that basil and oregano contain properties that stimulate contractions and bring on labor.  E » Read more

Hot Wings to Induce Labor

Running out of ideas to get labor started?  One thing overdue mommies often try to get labor going is hot and spicy foods like hot wings and what better recipe for a cranky and uncomfortable pregnant lady to try than a man tested hot wing recipe?  We’re pretty sure that the guys who came up w » Read more

Chinese Food to Induce Labor

When you get to your due date you might start asking around for ideas to get labor started.  Everyone may have ideas for you to try – having sex, walking, nipple stimulation, drinking castor oil, and you name it.  » Read more

Labor Cake - Chocolate Cake to Induce Labor?

Well, we’ve heard of it all but chocolate cake to bring on labor?  Sounds yummy so why not?  This labor inducing recipe sprouted life somewhere on the internet.  Moms are always looking for different things to try and this recipe is a lot more appealing than a castor oil and O.J. shake. » Read more

Pregnancy Pizza to Induce Labor

Once upon a time at a pizza restaurant in California, a woman walked into the restaurant and asked for a pizza that would put her into labor.  The manager, not knowing quite what to do, came up with a pizza to serve her.  It had everything under the sun loaded up on it and what do you know?  It actually worked.  Ever since then this restaurant, » Read more