This will be doctor's first suggested way of inducing your labour before any other medical labour induction methods. The purpose is to separate the membranes of the amniotic sac from your cervix, so that it releases prostaglandins hormone to trigger your labour. Your doctor may need to make sure that your cervix is already soften, otherwise it won't works.
For those who prefers to have the most natural ways for the whole pregnancy to delivery process, may try these ways to natural ways to induce your labour:
1. Sex has commonly known as the most suggested way to induce labour as the semen contains of prostaglandin, which may help to rip the cervix, and when the mom is having orgasm, she produces oxytocin (hormone that can help to get the labour started).
There are only three reasons why you ended up in this page, either you're overdue and worry the baby will be too big to carry out, or you just can't stand any much longer labour pain, or you just too desperate to meet your baby for the first time. Whichever it is, you can find some induction method in this page. Some may applied to you well, some may not. Read through and decide which one is more suitable for your own case. You might want to consult with your own doctor too. Because each pregnancy in each women for each babies are unique.