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What are the ways to induce labor?

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Posted on Wed, 6 Aug 2014 in Women's Health
Question: Any proven ways to induce labor?
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PLZ CONSULT A PROPER OBSTETRICION FOR PROPER ASSESMENT FOR THE NEED OF LABOUR INDUCTION, THANX
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Im just looking for some ideas.
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Brief Answer:
yes there are

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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.

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