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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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 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.

What is the name of the medication that makes the uterus contract after an abortion or labor?

well if it is a big hurt then about 3 to 5 mins if it is small hurt then 1 to 2 mins

Does sex help start labor?

naaaaaaaaaw If the baby is overdue, it is indeed the best way to kickstart the birth. Other methods are chemical induced labor.