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Forum: Postpartum Depression   08-23-2013, 02:04 PM
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Posted By herbsgirl
Yes its possible to get off zoloft. I have taken...

Yes its possible to get off zoloft. I have taken Zoloft 4 times for postpartum depression and Got off of it 3 times.  I am in the process of weaning now from zoloft. Here is what I have found to...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-12-2013, 12:28 PM
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Views: 333,206
Posted By herbsgirl
HI, I am back. here is an update on my labor and...

HI, I am back. here is an update on my labor and birth. I need to give all glory to God!
 
 
http://forum.beeyoutiful.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=762&start=75
 
Quote:updating this thread...God...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-28-2013, 07:51 AM
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Posted By herbsgirl
Well, I have gestational diabetes, so by...

Well, I have gestational diabetes, so by drinking it, its a way I can control my blood sugar better.  I  get hungry quicker if I drink RRL after I eat.
 
I am going in for a pitocen induction...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-28-2013, 07:21 AM
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Posted By herbsgirl
Yes, RRL infusions lower my blood sugar. If I...

Yes, RRL infusions lower my blood sugar. If I eat a peanut butter sandwich on wheat bread and drink some infusion before going to sleep,  my blood sugar has been in the 80s for fasting, latley a few...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-04-2013, 04:35 PM
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Posted By herbsgirl
I recomend 18 weeks as a good starting time, and...

I recomend 18 weeks as a good starting time, and gradually up the dosage starting with a tablespoon or so of red raspberry and 15 minutes steeping time, upping it to 1/4 cup and 4 hours steeping...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-03-2013, 09:35 PM
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Posted By herbsgirl
I dont have experience with your sister's...

I dont have experience with your sister's situation, but RRL is specificly good for  the uterine muscles. My opinion is that it would help the  uterus work at its best? no matter what the shape?
 
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-31-2013, 08:32 AM
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Posted By herbsgirl
My uterus responded pretty good to the...

My uterus responded pretty good to the Raspberry, it made it tighten usually. When I started the strong raspberry infusions consistently at 25 weeks , my uterus was hard for an hour or more...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-27-2013, 09:22 PM
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Posted By herbsgirl
Yes, Last time I took my blood pressure about 20...

Yes, Last time I took my blood pressure about 20 minutes ago it was 112/62. I dont know for sure how accurate it is, because it is a wrist blood pressure moniter. I can take a more accurate one but...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-27-2013, 07:16 PM
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Posted By herbsgirl
I am 35 weeks pregnant and I went in for my...

I am 35 weeks pregnant and I went in for my prenatal and measured 39 weeks. All of a sudden I began experiening rib pain (both sides, worse on right) and it seems to be getting worse than it was...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-25-2013, 08:17 AM
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Posted By herbsgirl
35 weeks and up to .8 of an ounce now.  It seems...

35 weeks and up to .8 of an ounce now.  It seems to bring on strong contractions, but they are not really doing anything to my cervix at this point. Midwife checked me yesterday, cervix is still...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-13-2013, 10:43 AM
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Posted By herbsgirl
I am up to around almost  .7 of an ounce in...

I am up to around almost  .7 of an ounce in around a quart of water or less daily now at least 4 hours usually.... I do get lots of Braxton Hicks from this, my uterus is tight for hours afterwards....
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-12-2013, 06:26 PM
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Posted By herbsgirl
One ounce of Dried Raspberry leaf is a  rounding...

One ounce of Dried Raspberry leaf is a  rounding cup.
 
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-06-2013, 02:04 PM
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Posted By herbsgirl
No, you dont have to use Jars. There is a...

No, you dont have to use Jars. There is a testemonial on this thread I think about using a big pot on the stove...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-05-2013, 10:21 AM
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Posted By herbsgirl
I have the book, what do you need?

I have the book, what do you need?
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-28-2012, 10:02 AM
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Posted By herbsgirl
Testemonials     ...

Testemonials
 
 
http://amysfinerthings.com/im-pregnant-now-what
Quote:the midwives did advocate the red raspberry leaf ~ they were always able to tell when the woman had used it, because blood...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-23-2012, 10:26 AM
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Posted By herbsgirl
You can reheat it gently on the stove.          ...

You can reheat it gently on the stove.            I have made hot peppermint tea and added it to my cold/room temp  infusion before.  I dont know if reheating it destroys the nutrients or not?
 ...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-18-2012, 09:10 PM
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Posted By herbsgirl
There's lots of "regimes".  Different women do...

There's lots of "regimes".  Different women do differently...The first post in this thread tells the original story 
 
These post tell my recomendations based on my research (and similar to  how I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-17-2012, 12:37 PM
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Posted By herbsgirl
Some women who  take RRL go over their dates,...

Some women who  take RRL go over their dates, some go before dates! So Im not sure about that. 
 
 
http://www.americanpregnancy.org/pregnancyhealth/herbaltea.html
Quote:Medical studies have...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-14-2012, 11:12 AM
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Posted By herbsgirl
Hi Purpledragonfly!  I am 29 weeks, I am up to...

Hi Purpledragonfly!  I am 29 weeks, I am up to .47 or so of an oz of Red raspberry which ends up being a good 1/2 cup of red raspberry. I got a french press and drink aprox. 4 cups or so per day....
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-07-2012, 01:04 PM
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Posted By herbsgirl
All about Nourishing Herbal Infusions and...

All about Nourishing Herbal Infusions and steeping leaves for 4 hours
 
http://herbmentor.s3.amazonaws.com/PDF/Nourishing-Herbal-Infusions-eBookv2.pdf
 ...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-06-2012, 09:52 PM
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Posted By herbsgirl
The Raspberry Leaf tea on Mountain Rose Herbs is...

The Raspberry Leaf tea on Mountain Rose Herbs is one and the same as Red Raspberry Leaf. Look at the name under it. Rubus Idaeus. That is the special botantical name. And Red Raspberry and Raspberry...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-06-2012, 02:38 PM
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Posted By herbsgirl
Midwife recomendation that I read on...

Midwife recomendation that I read on Facebook..........
 
She says she recomends 10- 12 capsules [Red Raspberry Leaf]  3 x per day in the immediete postpartum time, when the uterus isnt staying...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-06-2012, 02:35 PM
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Posted By herbsgirl
As far as the tea bags, you can start with one...

As far as the tea bags, you can start with one bag and gradually work up to 4-6 bags by 27 weeks, Then  its good to use at least 9 bags per day by 35 weeks until delivery. The 9 bags per day is...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-30-2012, 10:53 AM
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Posted By herbsgirl
Exactly how to brew an infusion   Put 1/4...

Exactly how to brew an infusion
 
Put 1/4 cup heaping red raspberry leaf into a glass jar. (1/4 oz) Set aside the lid
 
Boil 1 cup water, pour over raspberry leaves, stir and cover tightly.
 ...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-26-2012, 12:00 PM
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Posted By herbsgirl
More info....   ...

More info....
 
http://www.mothering.com/community/t/633692/red-raspberry-leaf-tea-when#post_7541870
Quote:Mountain Rose Herbs (online) has bulk organic RRL for a lot cheaper than the tea bags in...
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