Run to the top of the steps and do your victory dance, Rocky! You made it!

No? Too winded and feeling like you’re pinned under a piano?

Fair enough.

If you’re trying to kick-start your labour, generally speaking, the three methods to get it going are gravity, hormones, and pressure.

Some of them are easy enough to try and worth a shot, like walking and eating eggplant parmesan, but some of them sound really nasty and would just add to your discomfort like castor oil and eating a crate of pineapples.

That said, desperate times often call for desperate measures, so here’s the list if you want to see if you can encourage that little bird to leave the nest with How to Go into Labour (or Labor if you’re getting picky).



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