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Originally Posted by hmg7500
the problem is that we had planned on a birth center birth, with a cnm and i am well into my 3rd trimester at this point. i've been really healthy so far, i had a brief brush with rising bp at one appointment (126/88), but because i am aware of my tendancy towards pih, i nipped it in the but and with brewers yeast, hawthorn and garlic, my bp is better than it has been in years! even so, i am scared to tell my midwife that not only do i plan to uc, i also plan to discontinue service with the birth center. i am a bit afraid that she will think i am irresponsible and i don't know how to approach it.
Originally Posted by AmyD
My sister is now 32 weeks, and has been struggling w/HTN as well. She is very mainstream, and has a very SAD (standard american diet :Puke ). Anyway, she tried the cream of tartar protocol in the Susan Weed book, and it is back down to 120/60 (a mere coincidence according to her ), but I would love to hear what worked for you too, and I'm sure others would love to hear it.
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