Please tell me to suck it up

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Please tell me to suck it up

They called to change my induction to Wednesday. I am so dissapounted I can't stop crying, even long enough to phone them back. My friend will be here only til Wednesday so she won't get to see the baby. I've prepared everything for Melodie so shell be the least disturbed by everything and arranged for her to stay with her grandparents. It can be changed but they already told me it would be hard to have her there Thursday or Friday. Please tell me to calm down and it's not the end of the world cause I am a wreck!!

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Oh. My. God. I'm so sorry!!! Sad

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Where do you buy castor oil!?? I'm going to get raspberry leaf tea at the health food store think I can get it there?

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And going for a walk
finishing up with Mexican food and pineapple for dessert.

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I would seriously consider getting castor oil NOW!!!! You poor woman!

Have lots of sex tonight. LOTS. You need to evict that baby this weekend!!!

It seems like everything will work out better for you to have baby before Wednesday. I can't believe they changed it so close to the day!

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Well at least I got an honest answer. The doctor was delivering babies so she couldn't phone in yesterday to reserve a room and since they only do two inductions a day, there wasn't any space left. I'm on a waiting list but she said chances are between 5-10%.

So where do I buy castor oil???

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I would cry too!!!! Do everything you can to try to get things moving!!!!!
The mexican restaurants here have something called pico de gallo...tomatoes, jalapenos, onions and cilantro. Tasty and usually very spicy!!!!!

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I think you can find it at the grocery store or pharmacy - near the laxatives maybe?

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Any drugstore, grocery, walmart, target, ect. will have castor oil. I would think by the laxatives as well. Because, essentially, that is what it is for. Good luck, didn't work for me when I was 2 + weeks overdue. But, plenty of people swear by it!!!

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Oh no!!! I'm so sorry that your date got changed! You're brave for trying the castor oil. I'd make sure you tell them you took that when you go in labor so they can make sure your baby didn't have and swallow any meconium. Good luck...hopefully things will get rolling this weekend. Do you have a pump you can use?

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My friend who is an ob nurse said anything to move my bowels, so hot and spicy chili, with ice cream is first up! Next will be a long walk!

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and some hot coffee, that helps me go:)

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UGH!

That sucks SO BAD. I would freak out. SO would have to scrape me off the floor; I'd be hysterical.

I'm sorry, but I'm confident you'll go in before Wednesday!

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Awww man. I still think you'll start on your own this weekend. You're very brave (or possibly nuts) to try the castor oil from what I have heard. Wednesday is not that far away... except for everything you've been going through already!!! Did you find raspberry leaf tea?

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It's more finding someone to watch my daughter that's the problem! I've decided to give castor oil a shot tomorrow afternoon if nothing happens but I'm only doing one tablespoon and not four. I hear it's potent and I don't want Maya to suffer for it. That will be a last resort!

For now no contractions but there is definitely a lot more pressure. I wish I could just get checked because I'm sure I've progressed even further.

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"Freesia34" wrote:

It's more finding someone to watch my daughter that's the problem! I've decided to give castor oil a shot tomorrow afternoon if nothing happens but I'm only doing one tablespoon and not four. I hear it's potent and I don't want Maya to suffer for it. That will be a last resort!

I've heard mixing the Castor with either orange juice or blending it with chocolate ice cream can make it more palatable. Good luck!

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I bought the castor oil but am afraid to use it. First, I'm doing red raspberry leaf tea and some herbal concoction that my friend got from her midwife. (I looked it all up and it's all safe) I'm going yo bounce on a birth ball for sn hour or so and then eat eggplant Parma for supper. I feel like if I just bounce enough my water might break. It's already a fountain down there it can't be that hard! My friend the OB nurse said to have as many orgasms as possible even if dh isn't involved (he's out with his band til tomorrow but only half an hour away) so I'll be trying that too!!

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Good luck!

Just curious, what is the herbal concoction? I think I could use some!

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I'm so sorry your date had to be changed!! Did you ask them why?

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They have to schedule two business days in advance. The dr called and it got written on the wrong page. The error wasn't found until Friday at noon and by that time Monday and Tuesday were full Sad