The idea of Gentle Induction (of labour)

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Induction of labour. This is recommended listening for every woman who is pregnant, particularly those getting close to the end of their pregnancy. Inductions AREN'T rare and can represent a challenge for some who feel blindsided by the significant change of plans.

And blindsided is like a dirty word in your pregnancy, right?

It's our mission to help women everywhere have access to information that is practical, expert and relatable so you can ask the right questions and go into each new stage of pregnancy with CALM and CONFIDENCE. If you are listening along, tag us @grow_my_baby on your insta stories. We'd love to hear your takeaways.

In this episode we talk about:

  • Why you may need an induction
  • When you may advised to have an induction
  • What the different types of induction are
  • The benefits and risks of induction
  • The practicalities of what happens on the day(s) of your induction
  • The questions to ask your provider to help you with your decision making
  • What is a gentle induction

We also explore some common fears about induction aimed at helping to bring calm back to this stage of your pregnancy.

And if you have found this information useful please give us a review. A BIG thanks for supporting the show.

Don't forget we have a couple of great FREE downloads on our website www.growmybaby.com.au to help you in your pregnancy.

Dr Pat and Brigid x

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