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Im getting induced on tuesday but they would like me to go into labour on my own, how can i do this?

Ive had high blood pressure for a while and have all the symptoms of pre eclampsia so my midwife is going to induce me next week. She wants me to go into labour on my own so she gave me a stretch and sweep so help things along but it hasnt done anything i really dont want to be induced what can i do?

Sarah...
Answer: Hi, The good news is that if you have high blood pressure it tends to increase the chances of a shorter labour. It can be a tricky situation trying to bring on natural labour with pre eclampsia as you are advised to rest. Normally you can be advised to take lots of long walks, keep active and have lots of sex! THis tends to be not advised with your condition. Try not to worry too much it is best that you and your baby are well and healthy and it seems that being induced may be a necessary option. Best wishes, Alex.
Answered: 08 May 2012