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What Things Could You Do Or Take To Make Your Cervix Dilate At Full-term?

11 October 2009 6 Responses

A Parent asks, I was wondering if any of you moms out there knew what made you dilate faster. I’m full-term with no dilation and it’s my second. I thought I’d be dilating, but I’m at 0. Please help! Thank you for being honest and understanding!

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  • *MoMmYof said:


    Having unprotected sex can help you dilate because semen contains something in it which can trigger contractions. The best advice is to keep active e.g. walking & using your birthing ball. I’m 39 weeks on Friday & have been 4cm dilated for 9 days which just goes to show, Baby will only come when he is ready. Congratulations & good luck xXx

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  • Cherry Blossom said:


    I walked a lot and even though most people don’t like this I had sex and the next day I went in the hospital the next day. Also hot baths are good. But they come when they’re ready anyway.

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  • Aamilyah J said:


    walking, sex, etc. unfortunately, the baby comes when it’s ready. do NOT take Castor oil. excessive diarrhea is NOT good for labor.

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  • You ask, I answer said:


    i would try walking or sex ,i tryed every thing with my second pregnancy and she still came to weeks late so good luck but the baby will come when he or she is ready

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  • donna said:


    If you are full term, you can be induced through acupuncture. Apparently it has about an 80% success rate for labour to start naturally within 24 hours.
    Just make sure you see an acupunturist who specialises in womens health / pregnancy, and I believe some may need permission from your doctor before they will do it.

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  • Cassie said:


    move about more often. i was on duty up till the day i put to birth. but for the doctor’s intervention i would have delivered in the room because i dilated fully without knowing. i wish you a safe and pain free delivery. cheers.

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