I've been drinking it in small amounts throughout pregnancy, but recently a friend sent me a batch she had harvested for me and I started drinking a lot more thinking it would help "tone me up" for birth.
I started getting a lot of braxton hicks that were a little more than uncomfortable, with some low back pain and crampiness. I didn't connect it to the tea at first, but then I read other posts that said it can cause contractions.
I was freaking out because my other two babies were born four weeks early and it is a goal of mine to try and keep this one in there to term! The midwife mentioned the possibility of putting me on bedrest a long time ago and she hasn't mentioned it and I have so much to do I was afraid of telling her about the braxton hicks for fear of bedrest! I did put myself to bed as much as I could for a few days and haven't been drinking the tea and they've gone away/back to normal. So I'm thinking it was the tea. I wasn't doing anything else unusual or stressful.
I guess I'll be laying off the tea unless I get close to my due date...
Just wondering if anyone else has had this experience?