Inductions happen. So much so that 1 in 4 women are induced to start labor. That’s why we’ve pulled together info to put you at ease and make sure you’re prepared.
The first step in inducing labor has nothing to do with inducing labor. It has to do with your cervix. Once your cervix is sufficiently dilated and relaxed (ripened), your OB or midwife will proceed to the next step, inducing labor.