Are there common triggers of preterm deliveries? Schaffir wouldn't advise his patients to have sex for the express purpose of going into labour, he added, but the study did indicate that there aren't any hazards to it. You also shouldn't have sex after your water breaks or else an infection could occur.
These disappointing results may stem from problems of dose. I was huge and everything ached, and I was desperate to meet my babies. Close View image. Continue Reading Below.
Pregnancy sucks: What to do when your miracle makes you miserable. Trends in induction of labour, A population-based study. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH. Seminars in Perinatology30 12—7.
Keywords: obstetric, birth, trigger, labor. For comparisons of trigger categories by demographic variables, we dropped women in both of these categories because we were focusing on potentially modifiable labor triggers. Four women were missing data for this question.
Her research interests include evidence-based maternity care and physical activity during pregnancy. So they set out to see whether advising women to have sex during the final weeks of pregnancy could help them avoid an induction. In fact, prostaglandins are also used in medical inductions.
Reconsideration of the costs of convenience: Quality, operational, and fiscal strategies to minimize elective labor induction. In addition to my heavy Tabasco use, I also recall eating many Thai curries late in my pregnancies, hoping they might speed labor along.