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#1 of 5 Old 02-14-2007, 02:13 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Anyone doing this to help get labor started? My mom- a L&D nurse told me two things- sex and nipple stimulation (ummm... thanks mom haha). I have been having contractions a lot- had sex yesterday and have been doing some nipple stim. throughout the day.

Just wondering if anyone else is doing it and if so- how long and how often?
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I used the double breast pump during my labor to keep things going a bit when my contractions spaced out really far. It worked!

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I read somewhere, 20 minutes each hour or so...seemed like a long time to me, but who knows- if it works it could be worth it
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What some reccommend is 5min on 5min off and stop during cntx. I used the double pump during my labor as well, I don't know how great it is to get labor going if its not already established though, but it does get the oxytocin flowin'.
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I've been having contractions, but nothing too serious, for two days now... so just trying to keep things going.
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