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Is pineapple a food that can bring on labour or is it an old wives tale?


Posted by mom111059, 24th August 2016


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  • There are lots of myths pineapple being one of them. Castor oil is another. I think when baby is ready to arrive that’s when it happens. Otherwise you are just wasting your time.


  • Definitely just an old wives tale.


  • It didn’t work for me! I think they are all ‘wive’s tales” baby will come, when baby is ready!


  • Not sure about pineapples, but my midwife advised me to eat papaya during the last days before my due date. I don’t think it helped though. :-)


  • I have no idea. Why are you asking? Why can’t women just be patient and wait for it to happen naturally


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