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Amy WAHM to Elle 3/2/2004, Meadow 12/02/2006, Azaliah 4/09/2009, and Olive 09/23/2011. I have been married to my husband Bill since 2/22/03.....
Originally Posted by Alisa
If you go to this site:
and click on Sisters Herbals, there are a lot of teas, salves, etc. for those pregant and nursing. She's got some really effective stuff and grows it all herself on her land.
Also, I've used Traditional Medicinals and been pleased. I get that at out local health food store.
Originally Posted by coffeetastesgood
I drink Red Raspberry Leaf Tea for my pregnancies. 1 cup a day for 1st trimester, 2 cups a day for 2nd trimester, 3 cups a day for 3rd trimester. I have had two straightforward births. Was it the tea? Who knows?
Originally Posted by Elizabethmidwife
This may be redundant from other threads, but anyone worried about uterine tonics so early in the 1st trimester. I have heard for years that red rasberry leaf is an excellent tonic throughout pregnancy, but something has always felt intuitivly wrong about toning an early pregnant uterus. Does it cause contractions? I know that ctx are not bad and happen spontaneously all the time. I just can't wrap my head around purposly contracting the uterus at this point. Am I being ridiculous?