Use Red Raspberry Leaf Tea to Ease Your Labor

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Red raspberry leaf has been known for its medical benefits since the ancient times. It is used to treat stomach aches, diarrhea, menstrual problems, inflammation and many others but it's most known usage is for use during pregnancy. It is one of the most important herbal alternatives that can ease labor.

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Red raspberry used during pregnancy is made up of the plant's leaves. It is a good source of vitamins and minerals and it contains fragrine which helps muscles in the pelvic region and the uterus to to be toned making it more relaxed. This helps during contractions and makes labor easier.

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Vitamins Found in Raspberry

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How does it work?

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    Vitamin A found in red raspberry leaves strengthens the mother's immune system and helps develop the baby's skin.
    It also helps with the mother's blood circulation which commonly increases during pregnancy.
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    Calcium found in red raspberry leaves helps the mother's pain tolerance during labor and childbirth.
    It also aids the baby's bone development.
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    Fragrine helps in the contraction of the uterus during labor.
    The vitamin and mineral content of raspberry also help replace those lost during childbirth due to bleeding.
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Making a Red Raspberry Tea

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    What you need:
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    1. 4 cups of water
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    2. 5-10 red raspberry leaves
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    3. 1/4 cup of honey (optional)
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    Procedure:
     
    1. Pour the red raspberry leaves over boiling water and leave it for 10 minutes. You can use whole leaves or chopped ones so it can be more extracted.
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    2. Strain the leaves and put the liquid in a container. You can add honey or sugar to sweeten the tea or any sweetener you wish to use.
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    3. You now a red raspberry tea that you can drink for the whole day.
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When do I start drinking red raspberry tea?

It is highly recommended that you start drinking red raspberry tea when you are at the 32nd week of your pregnancy since it may take several weeks to take effect. Start with a cup each day and make it 3 cups when you are nearing your due date. You may continue taking this until after you give birth since it has vitamins and mineral that can help you get back into shape.

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Tips & Warnings

  • If you do not have the time of making red raspberry tea, you can also buy raspberry leaf tea on groceries.
  • Do not drink raspberry tea if:
    • You are undergoing the caesarean section.
    • You have high blood pressure or any medical condition that adds complication to your pregnancy.
  • If you have problems with any of these steps, ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.

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