induction

Can 'Thriller' Induce Labor? One Pregnant Woman Finds Out

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Spicy foods, long walks, castor oil...the list of supposed natural labor induction methods goes on and on. But one mom-to-be decided a little Michael Jackson might move things along. In a matching sports bra and sweatpants getup, Bonnie Northsea, 32, posted her "Thriller" rendition on Facebook. "Someone told me 'Thriller' would induce labor. Here I am on... Read more

Long Labor or More Painful Labor? Which Most Women Would Choose

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You don't really get to decide if labor is a marathon or a sprint. But what if you could? Researchers asked 40 pregnant woman if they would prefer a longer labor with relatively less pain, or a shorter labor with terrible pain. The general consensus: less pain, longer labor. The survey was distributed to women... Read more