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#1 of 3 Old 12-22-2005, 09:18 PM - Thread Starter
 
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So, I had a visit today, had to do another NST. Why do they think that is an accurate way of measuring the baby's health?? I could do kick counts daily that would indicate a lot better how often and strongly he moves around. Anyway....... of course he is fine, and so am I. I didn't have my cervix checked because I don't want to be disappointed. But, the doctor did say that she would like me to go ahead and try some things to get things going, ie. sex, castor oil, etc........ I told her we tried sex last weekend to no avail!! She said go ahead and try somemore!! She also didn't mention anything about inducing or a c/s which made me very happy. So, with the OB's "blessing" I am going to try some castor oil tomorrow and see if we can't have this baby for Christmas. My ultrasound is scheduled for next Tuesday, and I would love to not have to go to it!!! So, here we go again in round two of "Let's have a baby"......
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Good Luck mama!!!!!! I did the castor oil last time with my DD ~ make sure to take only 2 oz at a time so not to be one of those horror stories!

Can't wait to hear how it goes!!!!!
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heh. Yesterday my MIL suggested to my DH to get me some castor oil. I can't remmeber exactly how much she said to take but I was like "Um...NO" because it was a lot! My DH didn't think it sounded like fun anyway. I wish I could have been there to hear him ask his mom "Doesn't that stuff give you the squirts though?" He cracks me up. Anyway, happy castor oiling mama! Here's to a great birth for you (you are truly the reason I keep sitting at this computer, btw! See, I'm having all these contractions FOR YOU!!)

Namaste, Tara
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