I am 36 weeks with a baby that's already 6.5 lbs i am miserable. my doctor sucks and the past 3 days ive been having contractions nothing real is it safe for the baby to take castor oil?
It's not uncommon for some women to feel pretty uncomfortable when this far along in pregnancy and just want it over with. Most doctors will give up to 2 weeks past the due date to be on the safe side, so try to hang on for that extra 2 weeks. If nothing happens after that then talk to your doctor and I'm sure he'll induce labor. Take care of yourself and nix the castor oil! As miserable as you feel you want a healthy baby. There is an old way of bringing on labor and it's safe and it's lightly scrubbing the kitchen floor! No kidding! Sometimes it works, other times it doesn't. DON'T ingest anything to bring on your baby. An early Congratulations! Answer the baby will come when it's ready to come all caster oil will do is give you a bad case of diarreha
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If you are 35 weeks' pregnant and 1 cm dilated and about 40 percent effaced and having strong contractions would taking castor oil help move things along?
At 35 weeks why would you want to hurry things along? You will birth a preemie with complications if you deliver now. It is unsafe to induce or encourage labor before 39 weeks unless you have specific medical complications that make continuing the pregnancy unsafe.
If you're 36 weeks pregnant and you took castor oil and now your contractions are 5 minutes apart when should you go to the doctor?
Answer . Call the hospital now! If they are constantly 5 minutes apart you need to get there ASAP! Even if it's false labor it's still hard false labor--and they will either want to go ahead and let you have the baby or they will try stopping your contrations. It's not a good idea to drink castor… oil at 36 weeks because your due date could have been slightly off by a week or two, as not all babies develop the same in the womb. But since the deed is done, call now! Don't even read this! Get off of the computer and call! :). Answer . Now!! (MORE)
Need to correct the above answer. At 37weeks your baby is not considered premature. At 37 weeks you are considered full-term! Answer At 34 weeks pregnant, Your baby has not fully developed his/her lungs. That will not be developed til 37 weeks and will still be considered premature at that age. If… your just tired of being pregnant, as alot of us probably were, You just have to wait it out. That's the best thing to do, no matter how tired you are. your doctors will let you know if your in trouble and they will do what they have to do. (MORE)
Answer . \nIt is an old wives tale that it is a labor inducer. I however can assure you from personal experience that it is only a laxative. I tried it with my first son and I got so scared in the middle of the runs tha I called my OBGYN and he just "hee hawed" on the phone! He said it was wha…t I got for trying to rush things. It didn't hurt any thing but my pride. I was cleaned out for a few days!! Baby came 2 weeks later. Right on my due date. Good luck. Baby needs to be in womb 40 weeks. Walk and stay active if you want to induce labor. (MORE)
Answer . Caster oil may help bring on labour for some women - not everyone though. A normal pregnancy length is considered to be 38-40 weeks. Therefore if you are only 36.4 weeks, I would suggest you wait just a little bit longer. Wait until you are 38 weeks.. It is more likely to give you colic… and diarrhoea.. Answer:. My advice... dont do it. I tried it thinking it would move things faster, it did, but not the labor. I sat on the toilet for hours after drinking it. When all was settled, I still went another 2 weeks before going into labor for real. Just wait it out, enjoy the pece and quiet, and he chance to sleep :) (MORE)
Is it normal after having a baby to bleed for 3 weeks spot for a couple of days and start bleeding again?
Answer . Hi,\n. \nSometimes this does happen yes. Because you've been bleeding for 3 weeks its best to see your doctor to make sure you're not Anemic.
\n. \n Answer \n. \nSince castor oil doesn't pass through the bloodstream, there is no way for the doctor to tell if you've taken it or not. But I would tell him just to be on the safe side. Hopes this helps!\n. \nShe may wonder why you have diarrhoea (yeuch) but it's not illegal (just usele…ss) (MORE)
You are 38 weeks pregnant and the doctor was going to strip your membranes today but couldn't because the baby is still too high Will castor oil help get things going?
Answer . This is an extemely delicate time of your prenancy so unless the doctor says otherwise wait! DON'T TAKE ANYTHING ON YOUR OWN! The doctor will have you come in for more frequent check-ups.
You are 36 weeks and been contracting now since 31 weekswas in labor at 31 do you think castor oil will work for me doc says its safe to have baby now i am tired of hurting what would you do?
Answer . I tried that with my first child. I don't suggest it. I didn't go into labor, but I crapped myself silly!\nTry pinching your nipples, or getting your man to do it. That releases hormones into your system that will trigger labor. I'm not saying it will work every time, but that's how I i…nduced my labor with my last child. (MORE)
Castor oil was used to induce labour for many years by UK midwives. However, results were pretty varied. The castor oil method works by stimulating your bowel, which, in theory, should stimulate your cervix due to it's close proximity. The castor oil WILL cause diahorrea and possibly abdominal c…ramping and you must be prepared to deal with this. The best way to take castor oil is to mix it with orange juice to mask the taste. You should start with 2 tablespoons of oil in a glass of juice. You can up the dosage to around 6 tbsp safely but be aware that the more you use the more dramatic the diahorrea! As a response to the answer below, it has not been proven that walking will start labour. It may speed up labour once labour has started but it will not start labour. Labour may last from a few hours to a couple of days so it is definitely not a wise move to make yourself too tired beforehand. Answer It is a myth that castor oil starts your labour. The only medically proven "wives tale" is sex and walking. Semen has been found to have dilatory properties on the cervix (ie the cervix will dilate slightly and you may go into labour). Otherwise walking can start your labour. I know you want that baby out of there, but consider what is best for him. You will go into labour when he is ready. Be patient. (MORE)
Castor oil is really not recommended to try and induce labour. It often causes vomiting and diarrhea, which isn't something you want during labour. It is also proven not to be effective at inducing labour. Really, the best thing to do is wait for your body to go into labour naturally. If your body i…s not already in labour, then there is a reason for that, and messing with it isn't a good idea. I know many many women that have taken castor oil to induce their labors (around their due dates of course) and not only did they never have a problem BUT, they also started having contractions anywhere between 2-4 hours later with a baby following shortly there after. Also, I'm 9 1/2 months pregnant now, and every doctor that I've seen as well as my mother (who has been an RN for 26yrs) has told me that if I want to try castor oil "Go ahead". It can not and will not do any harm except cause cramping. It's your decision. Please do not try to induce your own labor with castor oil. It will cause increased cramping and uncomfortableness for you and not worth it. When the time is right, the baby will come. Do not rush it, take this time to rest and prepare yourself for the baby. My sister is an OBGYN. She said that this is an absolute idiotic thing for a woman to do. (MORE)
You are 36 weeks and 3 days and dilated to 2 cm and bout 75 percent effaced how long till you have the baby?
The baby will be here by the time you and everyone else reads this answer!
Answer . It will make you go to the bathroom but it will not put you in labor, it's an old wives tale.
Answer . yes it will put u in labor but ask your doctor first good luck
Answer . i took castor oil 2 days ago it didnt work though take 3 tablespoons with orange juice be prepared to go to the toilet though it may or may not work it did for my neighbour but not for me mores the pity..... im 38 weeks 3 days
If you aren't yet 37 weeks (full term) and having labor symptoms, you need to contact your Doctor!
It is generally safe to take Castor oil for constipation, except during pregnancy. It is contraindicated in pregnancy, specially in late pregnancy, as it can precipitate the labour pains. It is given some times by your Gynaecologist to induce the labour pains.
You are 39 weeks pregnant 1cm dialated and 50 effaced you are so tired and ready to have this baby already the doctor said his head is down in the right position and you would like to try castor oil?
Caster oil can be a VERY uncomfortable way to begin labor. It is a laxative with powerful capabilities. I myself have used it 2x (have 4 children) and it honestly never worked to get the babies out- just gave me the runs and major cramping. personally I would rather wait to birth, than wait to birth… with diharrea. Other ways to get things moving along can be sex (if you are comfortable to do it), spicy food, long gentle walks, meditating, rest, or massage. You are close and I know at this point- you just want it all over. But soon enough- it will be. Hand in there! (MORE)
A doctor will never tell you to drink Castor Oil. There are nostudies that show Castor Oil will induce labor or help your babyflip from the breech position.
If I am 36 weeks and 6 days pregnant will castrol oil hurt me if i take it its not only that i want my baby here but I am having trouble using the bathroom?
Castrol oil does not work. I have had 5 kids, if you want to have your baby just do what got you into this in the first place. Have sex and you will have her believe me.
I wouldn't do it. You only have about 2 weeks to go anyway. Gutsy up.
What are the chances of you getting pregnant after you having a baby that's 3 weeks old if your boyfriend ejaculation?
You are very fertile after having a baby. Take a pregnancy test roughly 3 weeks after you had sex
You are 36 weeks pregnant with contractions for 2 weeks that are 4 minutes apart but aren't intense enough not dilated Should you try castor oil?
No, castor oil is a laxative and could make things worse. You need to discuss this with your doctor.
You are 36 weeks pregnant. (fetal age 34 weeks). The baby is about 19 inches (48 cm) long. . Weight is around 6 and a half pounds (3 kg). . The baby's body is becoming chubby as fat layers build. . Between now and birth they may gain about an ounce (30g) a day . While it says that your baby we…ighs six and a half pounds this week and measures 19 inches long, this is only an estimate. In general, babies are gaining half a pound per week now. Baby continues gaining weight as fat deposits and is forming creases in the neck and wrists. http://www.baby2see.com/development/ (MORE)
A typical pregnancy is 40 weeks, so a baby can expect to be in the womb for 40 weeks. However, some babies are born sooner and some are born later, so it depends on the mom and baby just how much the baby 'can take.'. If you are pregnant and have concerns it would be a good idea to check with your …doctor though! (MORE)
You are 34weeks and 2 days and you really want this baby out what can you. do Will castor oil work for you?
Castor oil will have no effect in reasonable quantities and, like anything else you overdo, can be dangerous in very high quantities. Have a chat with your OB/GYN and see what she says about this. They tend not to like inducing labor unless there's a medically needful reason for it, as it does incre…ase the overall risk factors, for you and your child. But emotional factors do apply.. Please don't try self-inducing. This method has so many bad results. (MORE)
Yes, castor oil is dangerous as it can 1. trigger labour 2. cause the baby to have a bowel movement before birth which can be potential fatal. I was super overdue and looked into castor oil as a way to help things along the doctor said absolutely not.
It most likely will not. You do not need to induce labor before 40 weeks without a sound, medical reason. If the baby were to arrive early on its own, that is a different matter, but trying to induce labor before the baby is ready or "fully cooked" could have dire consequences on the baby and possib…ly the mother's health as well. I know it's miserable being 9 months pregnant, but it's best to let nature do its own thing, our bodies know more about this than we do. Besides, castor oil doesn't always work and you will end up dehydrated because castor oil WILL induce vomitting, diarrhea, nausea, and intestinal cramping. Sounds like a lot of fun doesn't it? Especially when you're still pregnant at the end of it. (MORE)
You were given co codamol in late pregnancy by a doctor ive had the baby 3 days ago and your little boy seen to be having some kind of withdraw what can you do to help?
Firstly, you should be asking your Pediatrician this question. Sounds like you need immediate medical help, and with a baby but 3 days old, you need professional medical help, and right now. Get to the baby's doctor right away - you should have done that way before asking a question here.
If you are planning on taking Castor Oil to induce labour it's method of working is to upset the mothers stomach causing diarrhea. This in turn stimulates the uterus to contract and begin labour. However, the castor oil absorbed by the mother and be passed on to the baby causing the baby to release …its bowls. This can lead to fetal distress during labour and the aspiration of merconium during the birth process (ie. the substance expelled from the baby's bowels) - fetal distress my result in interventions such as a c-section and aspiration of merconium would lead to breathing problems in the newborn. (MORE)
You are 15 weeks pregnant and have been having a constant pain in your lower right abdomen for the past 3 days is it normal?
It can be normal for you to have pains in your abdomen ecspecially the lower one because you could be experiencing cramps which is a normal symptom of pregnancy as your baby grows and your body adjusts you may experience cramping and mild spotting during a few stages of your pregancy.Each woman vari…es,but I would suggest if the cramps seem really uncomfortable to consalt a health professional. (MORE)
At 31 weeks pregnant can you take castor oil to make your baby come out faster and if you do what will happen to him?
If you care for the health of your baby you really, really, shouldn't do anything to try to make it come out faster. At 31 the baby will probably survive, but it will still be considered premature, and that's a bad start in life.
You can have it at 37 weeks, as they consider you full term at that point in time.
It is unlikely since the baby will not have developed enough to be able to survive outside the mother's womb. Lungs are only fully developed around 32 weeks at the earliest.
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A baby is counted as 'viable' (able to survive) from 24 weeks of pregnancy but I would not call that safe. 33% of babies born at 24 weeks, 19.9% at 23 weeks, and 9.1% at 22 weeks live long enough to be discharged from hospital. Not surviving but being discharged. So only a third survives from 24 wee…ks and usually with damages. It's in those last weeks the lungs are developing so I would say week 38 when you have gone the whole pregnancy is the safest. A few weeks before that can also be safe, it depends on the fetus condition and development. (MORE)
39 wks with baby at plus 3 station 90 percent thinned out and 4 centimeters no real contractions will labor start soon if not what should I try castor oil I tried with another birth nada happened?
Why would you try to speed up a birth that isn't even past the due date yet?. Let nature take it's course...you will go into labor when the baby and your body are ready. Trying to speed things up is unnecessary and, depending on what you try, can be dangerous.. And for God's sake, don't drink cast…or oil. Not only will it not speed up/induce labor, but you'll be on the toilet in horrible pain for hours. The baby doesn't need to have you depleting his/her nutrients.. I remember being that far along and wondering (even tho I wasn't overdue) if I was going to be pregnant forever. The fact is that you won't be. (MORE)
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In the UK - which currently has the highest incidence of pre-term births in Europe - around 7% of births occur before 37 weeks, with 98% of these being after the 32nd week. But for a mother who has experienced a previous pre-term birth the likelihood of early delivery rises to 21.3% Statistics… will vary from country to country. (MORE)
No, because if you drink Castor Oil during an early development stage you may harm the baby .The harm happens because drinking Castor Oil causes diarrhea Which may cause your baby to have a bowl movement in the womb.
When you have your baby , your body is changing . If you live north, you should try some vitamin D, and Vitamin b-12 complex. This will also help with your energy level.
It's rare it works but he will see that you've had diarrhea since your bum will be red and sore. If you are really unlucky it will work and you will be in labor with diarrhea. Don't try this.
If you as an expecting mother take this, the chances are that it might induce labor. castor oil doesn't cause contractions, it casues diareah. all the tummy churning, cramping and dehydration equals enough stress to bring on labor. it's REALLY not safe. The baby is fairly well protected in the wo…mb. Even diseases like AIDS virus is not commonly known to go through the placenta and infect the baby that way. Castor oil works differently and puts the entire body under stress. Stress is not good for a mother to be. In many cases this might provoke abortion or induce labor. Regards. (MORE)
Im 34 weeks pregnant had the celestone for thebaby's lungs and baby weighs 5 pounds is it safe to take castor oil?
I don't see how it could be safe to take castor oil, isn't it a laxative? It could cause cramps, and induce labor..you should talk to you obgyn before taking anything.
A lot of women have used castor oil to induce labor (including me). What it does is cause your bowels to cramp witch in turn can irritate the uterus and cause contractions that may or may not lead to labor. Some people say that taking castor oil can cause the baby to have a bowl movement witch is ha…rmful to baby, but the oil it self does not cross over to the placenta and lots of women have had success from using it. So it is totally your choice way your options, and remember to walk walk walk! and if at all possible have sex it is the best way to induce labor at home! (MORE)
I'm sorry you had a miscarriage. The method used is a method called Dilation and Curettage where they numb the cervix and then crape the uterus using a tool called a curette and then suck out the content's.
No. The baby and especially the lungs are not fully developed yet but if there is nothing else to do they have to be born. This is something you need to discuss with your doctor.
No. Castor oil can in some cases help start labor when you are fully gone.
It is possible that it will start labor, but it isn't recommended because it can also cause severe diarrhea, which could sput stress on the baby.