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Natural Remedies for Labor and Delivery Preparation

Along with attending prenatal classes, staying active, learning relaxation techniques, and reading up on birth preparation/what to expect, there are a few other things that can be included in an expecting mamas toolbox in regard to preparing for labor and delivery. 

My three personal favorites have been botanical medicine, acupuncture, and prenatal chiropractic care.

  1. Red Raspberry Leaf Tea

    Botanical medicine (aka plants), is a safe and effective method to help the body get ready for labor and delivery.

    There are certain plants that are classified as partus preparators, which are used in the final weeks of pregnancy to help the body prepare for labor and delivery. These types of plants help through improving uterine tone, increasing the effectiveness of contractions, reducing after pains, and help in speeding recovery after birth. 

Rubus ideaus, commonly known as red raspberry leaf, helps strengthen and tone the uterus, as well as may shorten labor time. Although there...

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