Pregnancy health and concerns

Pregnancy health and concerns

pregnancy health concerns

Feeling great one minute, wiped out the next?

It’s natural to feel a bit all over the place during pregnancy. So use this forum to find out how other mums stay happy and healthy and manage to cope with things like morning sickness and heart burn. Got some tips to share? Come and join in!

Join our forums now

NEW Community Feedback and Suggestions forum

We’re looking to make some improvements to our Community, but before we do, we’d love to hear from you to understand what you like, dislike or wish you could have from our Community. Whatever your opinion or suggestion, just go to Feedback and Suggestions to have your say to help us make it even better.

Back to topics


DippyLi 11 years ago
Posts: 64 | Joined: 4th Oct 06
Hi I noticed you post regarding raspberry leaf and clary sage.
I know quite a bit about raspberry leaf as I have used it with my previous 3 pregnancies and have every intention of using it with this my 4th and finaly pregnancy,
Raspberry leaf comes in 2 forms that I know of and they are a tea or a tablet form. The tea is very foul tasting and I would fully reccommend the tablet form if you intend on using it. You can start to use either from 32 weeks it works by helping the uterus to tighten so can help to promote labour and also delivery times I have never had a labour and delivery last over an hour(people have different theories on this) but it also helps to get everything back to normal at a slightly quicker rate after delivery.
The tablets and tea are available from most good health food shops.

Clary sage is an oil which can be used again to promote labour so not reccommended early in pregnancy.
This is a pure oil and if you intend to use on your skin would have to be mixed with a carrier oil also it can be used a few drops in an oil burner or in a bath.
I know some people can have some side effects from over use of the oil including hallucinations and wierd dreams.

Hope this helps.

Lianne :0)
Heart this
Report This

Get in touch on the go

iphone app

Join the C&G baby club today

new promo recruit

Looking for something else?