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    Date Fruit May Lead to Faster, Timely, and More Effective Labour

    I have seen this and a similar study making the rounds in many of my doula and midwifery groups as of late. It is interesting information. It is based on a study wherein it was determined that eating plenty of date fruit daily in late pregnancy may have a significant effect on the way things turn out, with women requiring less use of induction or drugs and having a generally easier labour and birth.

    Even if the effect is coincidental, it certainly does not hurt to eat clean, healthy dates late in pregnancy.

    Here is a link to the study so that you can read it for yourself:

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21280989

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    Wow that's really interesting. Those statistics would certainly convince me to eat plenty of dates next time around.

    Thanks for sharing this - this information could make a real difference to some ladies if it is statistically significant.

    Happy Christmas!

    LJ

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    I love dates. This is an interesting study. Thanks for posting it!

    Kate

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