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35 and bit weeks preg, I have rasp tabs and arnica tabs and someone recommended evening prim tabs too- when do I start to take??

(7 Posts)
mumofdjandbabies Mon 11-Aug-08 21:41:32

all confused blush

simple advice please grin

Elasticwoman Tue 12-Aug-08 10:55:50

Ditch all tabs and take tins of prunes. Eat prunes every day after childbirth and drink plenty of water.

mumofdjandbabies Wed 13-Aug-08 17:45:12

eek cant stand prunes grin
def cant do that one!!

Peachy Wed 13-Aug-08 17:47:03

take both

not sure if rl really works but it's tbh more supposed to help tone uterus that trigger labour so still really useful- could well have helped, easy pushing but maybe would have been anyway

epo seemed to trigger labour for me, but I was overdue

poppy34 Wed 13-Aug-08 17:50:01

now and take a 1000mg a day for evening prim...same for raspberry leaf tea/tabs .

re arnica - advice is conflicting - I took it as I was in labour/after.

think epo is meant to soften tissues to help things.. dunno if rlt triggered labour but reckon it did help tone things up for pushing

Amberc Wed 13-Aug-08 19:53:47

Erm...I thought you had tp put the evening primrose oil somewhere other than in your mouth for it to work!

Peachy Wed 13-Aug-08 21:23:35

Amber, a bit of both- one up, one n (blush) was what I was told

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