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Can Pizza Induce Labor? Patrons at This North Carolina Pizzeria Think So

The restaurant’s spicy menu item is claimed to have added benefits, aside from being ‘amazing’
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The pizza is made with medium-hot buffalo sauce, chicken, and mozzarella cheese.

Some believe that drinking raspberry leaf tea or eating pineapples can induce labor, but another theory is circulating, and it involves everyone’s favorite junk food: pizza. But it’s not just any pizza — it’s the Buffalo Wing Pizza at Hawthorne’s New York Pizza & Bar in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Legend has it that Hawthorne’s is a popular spot among pregnant women because of the pizza, also called “The Inducer,” Charlotte Five reported.

According to one patron, Kristin Kogan, her water broke after eating one slice of pizza.

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“I think it’s amazing,” Michael Adams, owner of the bar and restaurant, told Charlotte Five. “When the first person posted that our Buffalo Wing Pizza induced their labor, several new moms followed up to say the same thing. I bet my wife wished she had known about the inducing pizza when she had our two kids at 9 pounds plus.”