How Anna Duggar Helped Jessa (Duggar) Seewald Get Her Labor Started
Jessa tells PEOPLE that after taking her sister-in-law's advice, "I started having hard contractions"
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Among them was sister-in-law Anna Duggar, who provided Jessa with some special advice for how to induce labor, with Anna sharing what worked for her when she was pregnant with her third child with husband Josh Duggar.
“My sister-in-law Anna told me she walked stairs and that worked with her son Marcus. We walked up and down the stairs together 20 times until I was like, ‘Okay, no more,” Jessa says in this week’s issue of PEOPLE.
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“A couple of hours later, I started having hard contractions,” Jessa says.