Is castor oil safe to take for labor?

Answer On One Hand: Castor Oil Does WorkFor centuries, expectant mothers and midwives have sworn by castor oil to induce labor. Castor oil stimulates bowel muscles, causing the uterus to release prostagla... Read More »

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How much castor oil does it take to induce labor?

Marjorie Greenfield, M.D., of Case Medical School in Cleveland, recommends taking 1 to 4 oz. of castor oil to try to induce labor. Mix it with 6 oz. of juice to mask the unpleasant taste. Discuss t... Read More »

How long does it take to go into labor after taking castor oil?

Answer There is really no telling how long it will take to go into Labor after taking castor oil. You're body may not be ready to give birth, therefore you might get nothing but cramping and diarhe... Read More »

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 u 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!Try pinching your nipples, or getting your man to do it. That releases hormones into... Read More »

Im 35 weeks and im 3 cm and 100 effaced when will labor start and should you take castor oil to start it?

You are still a couple weeks off of wanting to have ur baby. If i were you I would wait one more week...i know that sounds like alot but im 2cm dialated 60 percent effaced and 33 weeks and they put... Read More »