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Check your iron! We talked about it not too long ago ( see here ) in the Dec. group.
Either way, it stinks! I get that feeling pretty early on and it takes forever to go away!
Mom to 5 little angels in Texas and expecting another blessing in Summer 2012!!:
It's funny but even mainstream doctors here seem to know what floradix is. That being said, NO ONE has even heard of the pill form in Israel and furthermore I can't get it imported no matter how many health food stores I ask about it. I *think* you might be able to find it in Brasil (that's where you are, right?) but you might just have to really hunt to find. Rosemary Gladstar has a recipe for it. I think Yellow Dock Root (if you can find the translation/latin name of that and go to a local herb shop) will be able to help you.
Now that we are out of the flora, I've taken to continually drinking a teaspoon of backstrap molassess in a cup of water all day long. Maybe you could do that? Might help a bit. If you eat meat, organ meats are high in iron. I'm vegetarian so that doesn't fly for me.
On a totally personal OT note, I'm SOOOO homesick, grrrl. That's after 4 years in this country. I spent most of yesterday trying to convince dh to move back to the USA. He only gave it a year and a few months before moving us all back here. So far, he's not having it.
Do the Floradix pills work as well as the liquid? I have been looking for dandelion and yellow dock, but haven't found them yet. I know they're around here somewhere... Hopefully my midwife can recommend a slow-release iron if I can't find the Floradix here.
And I miss the US, too. 10 months in Brazil now... 10 lo-o-ong months. I'm going to try to talk my husband into starting a savings account so we can do yearly 'vacations' in the US. "For the kids!"
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