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What are the ways to induce labor?

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Any proven ways to induce labor?
Posted Wed, 6 Aug 2014 in Women's Health
 
 
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 2 hours later
PLZ CONSULT A PROPER OBSTETRICION FOR PROPER ASSESMENT FOR THE NEED OF LABOUR INDUCTION, THANX
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Follow-up: What are the ways to induce labor? 1 minute later
Im just looking for some ideas.
 
 
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 45 minutes later
Brief Answer:
yes there are

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for your query.

Yes, there are certain medical and mechanical ways to induce labor.

Medical
1-Oxytocin intravenous infusion
2-Intravaginal, endocervical or extra-amniotic administration of Prostaglandin vaginal creams

Mechanical
1-Artificial rupture of the membranes which means breaking the water bag
2-Membrane stripping (from its attachment to the uterine wall) by sweeping or using a foley catheter.

Please consult a Gynecologist to know the indications and for procedures.

Hope, I answered your query.

Wish you good health.

regards,
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