Hi.. im 39 weeks pregnant according to lmp today i have completed 9 months. my due date is 17th. At 38 weeks doctr did internal checkup and said that partially effeced and baby is in cephalic presentation still more time is there for delivery so she said me to come on 16th. My relatives are suggested me to have castor oil from 15th so it helps to open the cervix. Is it good to have castor oil plz suggest me..

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Medically no home remedies are advisable for inducing labor, that too at end stage, as it may harm the baby. A mild walk for 15-20 minutes a day can be advised. If, its desired to get the delivery done on some date, an obstetrician's view need to be taken for medical induction of labor. But in all cases avoid any sort of ingestion of products, for the same purpose

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