Anyone hear of these to help induce labour? - Mothering Forums

Thread Tools
#1 of 3 Old 07-04-2005, 02:40 PM - Thread Starter
lilgreen's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 4,148
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 67 Post(s)
My fellow pregnant friend's friend is a homeopathic doctor and she recommended the following to help bring along labour once we're full-term:

- Pulsatilla 1m (try this first and if it doesn't work, wait two days before trying the others)
- Caulophyllum 200
- Sabina 200

Apparently, these can be bought at a health food store and are totally natural and safe.

Anyone hear of these?

Also, I noticed a lot of mention of EPO in the red raspberry leaf tea thread and was wondering how this should be taken... ie. when should I start it (I'm 34 weeks today) and how much should I take per day? Should I increase dosage or keep it constant?

As for the red raspberry leaf tea, how much should I drink?

Thanks tons in advance!

lilgreen is offline  
Sponsored Links
#2 of 3 Old 07-04-2005, 07:22 PM
AugustLia23's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: In the present
Posts: 3,552
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I keep meaning to call my homeopath about what to take, but I have started taking EPO once orally and at 36 weeks will also take it once vaginally to ripen my cervix. That's how much my midwife recommended I take, so that's what I'll do.

I make RRL iced tea and just drink it through the day, it would equal about 2-3 hot cups. It's yummy with nettle leaf tea and lemon and sugar.

Non Practicing Midwife, going back to school! Mamma to my 3 loves, living each day to the fullest.
AugustLia23 is offline  
#3 of 3 Old 07-04-2005, 07:24 PM
~Megan~'s Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Oregon
Posts: 15,097
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I know that pulsatilla can be used to help turn a breech baby.

Mom of a 7 yr old, 4 yr old, and 1 yr old. Wow. How did that happen?
~Megan~ is offline  

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 16,933

43 members and 16,890 guests
Bow , CricketVS , Dakotacakes , Deborah , delightedbutterfly , Dovenoir , easydoesit , emmy526 , girlspn , hakunangovi , happy-mama , hillymum , IsaFrench , kathymuggle , kittyhersh , Leelee3 , LibraSun , Lydia08 , manyhatsmom , Michele123 , Mirzam , moominmamma , MountainMamaGC , NaturallyKait , Nessiesmith81 , Paula Menudo , pokeyac , Pulsar , Radical_Softness , rightkindofme , RollerCoasterMama , Saladd , samaxtics , shantimama , sniffmommy , Springshowers , sren , verticalscope , zoeyzoo
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.