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Natural Ways of Inducing Labor at Home - Tips For Pregnant Women

Gillian Reynolds
 


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Once you have a newborn you know that they like to live by their own schedule. The same may be true before your new son or daughter arrives. Although medicine has reached a point where you can get a very close approximation of when your new baby is set to arrive, the baby is still the one who seems to appear when he or she is good and ready. If you're already full-term or overdue and the baby seems to have taken up permanent residence in your womb, it's a little exasperating. Waiting to go into labor can feel endless, and if your doctor has said that your baby is full-term and can be delivered at any moment, you may be looking for natural ways of inducing labor at home. There are actually a few, safe, simple things you can do to give your body a push towards the delivery room.

One of the most natural ways of inducing labor at home is walking. It's actually very common to see pregnant women pacing the halls in a hospital delivery ward. That's because once a woman is in labor, medical personnel will often encourage her to walk as a way to help speed up the labor process. The same is true of jumpstarting your labor. If you have access to an indoor walking track, that's a great choice, although if the weather is cooperative, walking in the fresh air is wonderful too. Take along a walking buddy just in case you do happen to start serious contractions quickly. Be mindful of how much you push yourself though. You want to ensure you have enough energy left to get you through the delivery.

Not enough can be said about how important it is to relax if you want to speed along the birth of your child. Being tense won't help start the labor process at all. In fact, one of the best ways of inducing labor at home is by meditating. If you are unsure how to meditate, it's really as simple as finding a quiet spot and letting your mind go blank. Try not to think of the excitement or apprehension of becoming a mom. Just let your body completely relax. You can also take time to do any activities that you find relaxing like going to the movies, or reading a book. Whatever you can do to take your mind off of the delivery will certainly help.

Being pregnant is wonderful, but if you're near your due date, or past it, you're living in a constant state of discomfort. Medical induction isn't your only choice when it comes to bringing on the birth of your new son or daughter. There is a safe, guaranteed way to induce your own labor naturally

You can use effective acupressure techniques to help stimulate contractions. Labor acupressure not only can help you begin labor in the next 36 hours, but it also helps to diminish the pain you'll feel. It's a perfect choice for both you and the baby.

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