Borage Oil for the cervix?
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KStar82 posted:
I just posted another ? about evening primrose oil but have been reading and found something that said BORAGE OIL works best.

anyone have any good midwife links about this method to ripen the cervix?

or has anyone used it?

if so, when did you being using it and how many capsules a day?

any iformation appreciated.
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MrsSilva responded:
Hang in there! You should wait until youre at least 37 weeks to start trying to get labor going. Here's some info on ripening cervix (and methods)...

www.aafp.org/afp/20030515/2123.html

Not sure if they work or if they're recommended, but you should let your doctor know either way that you would like to begin to and get the Ok from them... again, prob til your 37 weeks to make sure your term at least.
 
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wefive responded:
Um how are you gonna get this stuff up in there?
 
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KStar82 responded:
Insert it into the vagina... That's what I have read. You insirt the gel caps in at bedtime and they dissolve by morning. Also read to take orally 2 times daily. I've read a lot about evening primrose oil (inserted the same way) BUT found one site saying that Borage works better.