Many people believe that because something is natural, it is somehow better or safer than the medical alternative. At the end of pregnancy, a lot of people start turning to Google to ask, ‘how do I get labor started naturally?’ and ‘how can I increase my contractions naturally?’
If you search Google for ways to naturally induce labor, you will find a myriad of options, one of which may or may not appeal to you – sex! Maybe you have heard the phrase ‘what gets baby in, gets baby out.’ Let me just preface by saying that this won’t make you go into labor if baby is not ready, as long as your medical provider has not told you that sex is off the table. So why is sex known to be one of the most effective ways to get things moving?