I'm 21 wks pg with my 4th little blessing, I have had 3 children before this one. There will be a 5 yr age gap between my 3rd and this one, and I'm feeling the need to go over a few things to do. I know I am only half way there, but I am very busy with life during this pregnancy, the weeks keep passing by so fast and I just know I'm going to wake up and wham be 35 weeks pg!!
red raspberry leaf tea--how much should I be drinking daily now? I'm managing to remember half of the week (3/4 days) and I alternate between making a stronger brew with 2 tea bags or 1 cup with just 1 tea bag. Increasing it for my last 2 pregnancies I believe really helped quicken my labors, they were great, so I'd like to continue that, I just can't remember if I should be drinking it every day now, brewing a stronger tea yet, etc.
reading about natural labors--for each of my kiddos I've spent a good deal of time reading up on others natural labor experiences and meditating a bit on them. I have all my books I just totally cannot for the life of me remember when I started doing that. Ideas?
evening primrose oil--I know I'm still way early for this, but I don't remember when I started taking it. I can't even remember if I used it orally or vaginally, lol.
anything else I'm forgetting??
ps what are your go-to important nutrient dense foods? I was doing great with my diet and in the last few weeks (with easter candy at the ready haha) I've slipped a little and am feeling like I need to get back in the saddle.
For this pregnancy I'm so proud of myself with regards to exercise and keeping low stress, I've managed to keep working out almost every day which also helps my stress levels. Helpful with a busy lifestyle. But I also want to spend time doing calming/meditative activities too to help connecting more to baby and preparing for a lovely birth.