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    mando23 posted:
    Has anyone heard anything about sitting on an execise ball to help induce labor?!
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    steckie98 responded:
    Not really sure if it is supposed to induce labor, my dr. recommends sitting on one to stretch and soften things down there so delivery is easier. Not sure if it works, but I did with my first and I have just started sitting on it occasionally again.
     
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    earleyml1012 responded:
    I just sat on mine while pregnant with DD just b/c it was comfortable. Not sure if it's suppose to induce labor though, could just make you more comfortable during labor.
     
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    Ihgirl1066 replied to earleyml1012's response:
    i know it helps open the pelvis, they had me sit on one a go in circles when i was induced with my son, i dont know if it actually helps induce labor.
     
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    1WaterLily responded:
    It is also fabulous at keeping your posture slightly tipped forward, and therefore helps prevents babies from causing back labour.


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