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#1 of 8 Old 05-28-2008, 06:26 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I've heard that EPO can be a wonderful cervical ripener for the last couple of weeks of pregnancy ... does anyone have any info about how much one should take orally?



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I posted a good website... Natural labor inductions... I'm pretty sure it breaks it down for you.
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Well, lots is fine at this point. I take 2000-4000 mg daily.
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I take it orally and insert vaginally at night. FTR my MW says Borage oil is better.

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I take 1000 twice a day orally and 500 vaginally at night. I am not into doing vaginally during the day....I have enough drips thank you.

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I haven't been taking it at all this time. I'm lazy
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I take 1000mg twice a day orally, not been doing it vaginally this time.
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I am taking, 1000mg 3 times a day oraly. I will start vag at 39 weeks

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