If your due date has whizzed by with not so much as a hint of a contraction, then you may be more than a little bit frustrated by now, and toying with the idea of encouraging things along. And who could blame you? You’ve given this baby a cosy home for the last 9 months, and now it’s time for him to make an appearance.
But if you’re going to try to induce labour at home, which methods are likely to work best There’s no end to the old wives tales suggested by friends and family, and with conflicting advice, it’s sometimes difficult to know who to believe.
Our friends at Crab and The Fox have separated the facts from the fiction, producing an infographic listing the methods which may actually work to bring on labour at home, as well as dispelling the odd myth or two.
You’ll be home with that newborn snuggled up in your arms in no time!
An infographic by Crab and The Fox.