nope. it can help start labors, but as far as how long it takes, it's completely individual.
Originally Posted by frontierpsych
I'm considering it, but I've also heard it increases your chances of the baby passing meconium because it relaxes her bowels too.... does anyone know more about this?
Originally Posted by pamamidwife
...Passing meconium is not a dangerous thing in postdates babies...Babies should NOT be suctioned at birth if they have meconium, too....