How affective is a stretch and sweep?

Answer yes in humans but other animals such as the sea horse the male gives birth

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What is a stretch and sweep?

Stretch and Sweep Also known as sweeping the membranes, this procedure involves your doctor or midwife inserting a gloved finger into your vagina and gently separating the membranes surrounding the... Read More »

What is a stretch and sweep in pregnancy?

A 'stretch and sweep' or 'membrane sweep' is a form of induction used at the end of pregnancy. The practitioner (ob or midwife) will 'sweep' the membranes surrounding the baby in the area of the ce... Read More »

Does stretch and sweep induce labour at 39 weeks?

Sweeping Membranes / Stretch & SweepSweeping the membranes involves your medical carer gently separating the membranes from the cervix by vaginal exam. This may be a little uncomfortable for some w... Read More »

How to Prevent Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a form of major depression that reoccurs year after year during the fall and winter months when exposure to natural sunlight is significantly reduced. Symptoms ... Read More »