Excuse the naiveté... I see all these threads talking about stripping membranes. What exactly does that mean? I know that it is supposed to kick-start labor, but what does it entail?
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3/15/06 at 12:15pm
Originally Posted by ellie_may12
So, BTDT moms... what do you think about stripping?
Originally Posted by Tine
I think if there's a compelling reason to kick-start labor, stripping is probably one of the least risky ways to do it. But if the main reason is impatience and baby & mom are both healthy, my gut says don't mess around down there.