If your due date has past, the possibility of medical assisted induction looms large. But you do not prefer this method of inducing labor as the medications can have adverse reactions which are not good for you as well as your baby.
Moreover, if you live in a state of constant fear that you might go into the labor room at any time and you want to get over with it as soon as possible, inducing labor naturally is the right option for you. It is also the right option if you can’t wait for long to greet the arrival of your baby. Some couples may also opt for natural labor induction as they find the cost of medication assisted labor induction too high.
There are many techniques to induce labor naturally. Some of these techniques may sound weird such as having sex or having orgasm to induce labor. Acupressure may be another technique which may trigger labor. But do you know that you can also induce labor naturally by relishing certain foods! Pleasing your taste buds to induce labor sound weird but inducing labor with foods is indeed possible. Yes, there are certain foods that may help you in labor induction.
Certain fruits are known to help in inducing labor naturally. Fruits such as pineapple and kiwi contain certain enzymes that help in dilating the cervix thereby bringing on labor. Dilation of the cervix is required to trigger childbirth. When it gets dilated with the help of these enzymes, labor is induced. Moreover, these fruits are also quite tasty and you will enjoy munching on them.
Eating spicy and hot foods is another way to induce labor naturally. This may be the weirdest of techniques. But it works. When you eat something spicy and hot, your whole body mechanism gets speed up. Your heartbeat increases and every system of your body seem to function faster. This way you can force a natural labor. May be it is one of the most odd but easiest ways to naturally induce labor.
Natural labor induction is safe for you and your baby. Try these methods and see if you can induce your own labor naturally.