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There are several fruits, vegetables and food items that influence pregnancy and delivery. Some foods influence the health of the mother and unborn child by supplying the daily needed vital nutrients while there are other food items that are capable of stimulating the contractions and thus, inducing the labor. In some remote villages, people still use some fruits and vegetables to terminate unwanted pregnancies. This proves what some food items are capable of.
Towards the final weeks of gestation, all pregnant women look forward to the due date. But approaching or going past the due date without any significant sign of labor will leave them uncomfortable and impatient. This will urge them to think of something to make the labor faster.
The easy way is to depend on the medical interventions to induce labor. But before going for that there are several natural methods which they can try at home to induce or accelerate the labor.
One of the methods to hasten the labor is by eating the certain food. No scientific proof for food induce labor. But there are some “circumstantial evidence” of the ability of some food items to induce labor. Here are some of the foods that can accelerate the labor:
The muscles that cause bowel movements are the same muscles which are used in uterine contractions. That is why the food items that increase the bowel movements are found to trigger the uterine contractions.
Here are some other tips to induce natural uterine contractions.
As we already discussed the ability of the food items to induce labor has no scientific backups and more studies are needed in this field. Clubbing some physical activities along with the intake of the food items described above can activate the contractions even faster. Some of the physical activities are:
Never attempt this when you are alone. And never take the food that you think will help in inducing labor without getting the permission from your doctor.
Wish you a happy delivery.
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