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15 Spicy Foods For Naturally Inducing Labor, Ranked By Moms

Updated August 14, 2019 65 votes 21 voters 2.4k views15 items

List RulesVote up the spicy foods that helped you induce labor.

Moms, we need your help to rank the best spicy foods to induce labor. Most people know that there are many foods that can induce labor, such as fruits like pineapple. However, one of the preferred methods is with spicy dishes.

Expectant mothers are wondering how to induce labor. Spicy foods such as Taco Bell’s chalupa supreme (with their signature hot sauce!) and hot wings are said to be great labor inducing spicy foods.

But which is your favorite from this list of spicy foods that induce labor? Your vote could help an overdue mom-to-be finally find relief. Check out the list of spicy foods below and vote up the methods that most helped with kickstarting contractions.

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    Flaming Hot Cheetos

    Hot Cheetos may not be the healthiest of snacks, but if you're looking to crank up the heat and get that baby moving, they could do the trick.

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    • Cumin, also known as zeera, is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae, native from the east Mediterranean to India. Its seeds are used in the cuisines of many different cultures, in both whole and ground form. In addition, it is also used as a medicinal plant, serving as a digestant, as well as being used to treat anemia and the common cold.... more on Wikipedia
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      • Garlic is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 15 Spicy Foods For Naturally Inducing Labor, Ranked By Moms
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        Eating a lot of garlic can help to stimulate your bowels. That can then help to empty your bowels, making more room for the baby to move lower in your body.

        And once the baby moves down, they can engage more with your uterus and cervix, readying you for labor.

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        • Jambalaya is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 15 Spicy Foods For Naturally Inducing Labor, Ranked By Moms
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          Cajun Jambalaya, which contains spicy ingredients such as garlic, onion powder, and cayenne pepper, could stimulate the digestive track and get that baby moving.

          Jambalaya is a Louisiana Creole dish of Spanish and French influence. It is also, with the spelling jambalaia a provençal dish. Jambalaya may have been created in Louisiana and may have its origins in Spanish paella, even if there is a dish also called jambalaia in Provence, southern France, that is also a mash-up of rice, chicken and saffron and that has been identified by Frederic Mistral in his Provençal dictionary, in both figurative and culinary meaning. Jambalaya is traditionally made in three parts, with meat and vegetables, and is completed by adding stock and rice.... more on Wikipedia
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