What makes labor start?

Answer There are a lot of different factors... but here's one of the major things that happens hormonally between baby and mother to initiate labor. Cortisol from the baby's adrenal glands rises towards ... Read More »

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What makes a woman go onto labor?

When the baby's lungs are fully developed they inhale some of the amniotic fluid. This then causes a protein to be released into the fluid which starts labour.

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 »

What causes labor to start?

Labor, parturition, begins with the onset of complex interactions between the placenta and fetus, triggered by the mother. Progesterone form the mother inhibits contraction of the uterus; the effec... Read More »

What techniques are there to start labor?

Our OBGNY, suggested sex, and we tried it and it worked. It was specially satisfying for me as I knew it would be the last time we were gonna have sex in at least 2-3 weeks.