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which tea is good for labour pain?

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firstsupermum Tue 07-Jun-11 15:16:21

hi everyone, i am 33weeks today, i want to start drinking the tea for labour but i forgot the name of it, can anyone remind me of the name of that leaf?
thank you.

Renaissance227 Tue 07-Jun-11 15:17:34

I've heard of Raspberry Leaf tea but not sure if it helps with actual pain or not! x

Paschaelina Tue 07-Jun-11 15:17:46

Yorkshire, with rum.

In fact sod the tea, just have the rum

wink

nunnie Tue 07-Jun-11 15:19:07

Didn't know there was one! How have I missed that?
Will wait and see replies now and add to my shopping list.

BranchingOut Tue 07-Jun-11 15:19:08

The T that is good for labour pain is a T-ENS machine. smile

Or a T-epidural.

T'pethidine.

nunnie Tue 07-Jun-11 15:19:27

Rum sounds good will add that aswell wink

AnnieOnAMapleLeaf Tue 07-Jun-11 15:21:13

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Cyclebump Tue 07-Jun-11 15:21:59

Raspberry leaf tea helps prepare your uterus but there's none that I know of to help with pain. TENS and gas and air worked for me though!

firstsupermum Tue 07-Jun-11 15:22:36

thank you all, that was very helpful, i will try them. smile

MmeLindor. Tue 07-Jun-11 15:22:50

Raspberry leaf tea

But I found an epidural much more effective smile

nunnie Tue 07-Jun-11 15:26:45

Gas and air it is again then. Don't need help going into labour if the previous two are anything to go by, but a pain free labour would be nice is there such a thing and how is that achieved?

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