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How can I get this baby out???

Today is my due date and I'm beyond desperate. This is my second baby and the first was so easy. No symptoms at all! This one though, I've had naseau, heartburn, and headaches since 24 weeks. I haven't slept more than 8 hours in the past three days. The only thing I haven't had is any contractions! So far I've tried raspberry leaf tea, primrose oil, lots of walking, sex, squats, jumping jacks, nipple stimulation, massages, and visualization. My hips and groin area feels like it's going to be torn in half every time I stand up. I had bloody show yesterday, loose bowels, a feeling of low pressure, back pain, but no actual contractions. I honestly don't think I can handle this for more than a few more days but the doctors here won't even think about induction until after another ultrasound and they have that booked for the 29th. Results take 2 days minimum. I won't do castor oil, but if anyone has any other suggestions that'll help get contractions going then please help. Like I said, I'm beyond desperate at this point.
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My bestie swears by eggplant. She has eaten eggplant parmesan and gone into labor the next day with her first two kids. I think it's coincidence but if you're desperate maybe it's worth a try.
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3235815 tn?1346550501
Those symptoms baby won't be far away. Your bowels empty out before labour so I would keep upright as much as possible. Maybe go for a swim
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Try Prum juice
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Spicy Foods
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Tried that too. Just made more heartburn :( thanks tho
3235815 tn?1346550501
Have you done stretch and sweeps?? You can get your partner to do them and then have sex straight away. That can help. Baby will come when ready though.  I did castor oil with the last one and was in labour 4 hours later. Midwives don't recommend it as baby can also pass merconium and ingest it. I didn't know this at the time.
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Fresh pineapple and a warm bath!
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13167 tn?1327194124
This will be over in a week,  Mom.  Deep breaths,  you'll have the baby soon.  
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All the things you mentioned are just old wives tales, baby will come when baby is ready. I know it can seem never ending..  but it's almost over!! Breath,  relax.
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Spice tea,relax and breath
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Yeah with mt first bby i had her at 41 weeks,  my second baby born 2 days before my due date i eat lots of pineapples i did squats had sex and the next day i was already in labor
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