Come On, Baby! 10 Ideas to Naturally Bring on Labor

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Here's a simple and tasty trick to try. Pineapple contains bromelain, an enzyme that helps ripen the cervix and start labor.

Each pineapple contains only a small amount of bromelain, so you'd have to eat large quantities (we're talking several pineapples) for this to possibly work. Eating several pineapples will likely have the same effect as a spoonful of castor oil, so if you end up eating six or seven, be prepared for the probability of an upset stomach.

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August 29, 2014



Eating a colorful diet or fruits and veggies helps ensure your child is getting the nutrients he needs to keep his brain sharp while at school. Aim to pack three or more different colored foods in his lunch (or for snack) every day.

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