When to start drinking raspberry leaf tea?
Pregnancy Tea (Raspberry Leaf Tea) Can be safely consumed from 32 weeks pregnant and into postpartum. We recommend starting with 1 cup from 32 weeks, 2 cups from 34 weeks and 3 cups from 36 weeks to prepare your uterus for labour. Our Pregnancy tea has the additional benefits of Nettle, Chamomile, Spearmint and Rosehip to help increase your supply, promote sleep & help prepare for recovery, and postpartum.
Does raspberry leaf tea work to induce labour?
Pregnancy Tea is used to help prepare for labour, and shorten its duration, rather than inducing labour. The Raspberry Leaf has been known to tighten and tone the uterus muscles, therefore, making the labour process easier and usually quicker. It is always recommended to consult your health care professional if you are unsure whether to introduce Pregnancy Tea into your final trimester.
How effective is raspberry leaf tea for inducing labour?
Raspberry Leaf Tea has not been proven to induce labour, rather it is to help prepare the uterus for labour. Pregnancy Tea is taken to tone the uterus to allow for more effective contractions and quicker labour time. By Introducing Pregnancy Tea into the final trimester, the added ingredients of Nettle and Rosehip provide the nutrients to help start your supply & heal post-partum.
Is raspberry leaf tea caffeine free?
Our Pregnancy Tea (Raspberry Leaf) is 100% Organic, Caffeine-free, and Free of Colours and Flavours. We have ensured only the best ingredients have been included in our Pregnancy Tea to help mama through her final trimester.
How to drink raspberry leaf tea?
Raspberry Leaf Tea can be served both hot or iced. It is as simple as adding 1 tea bag or 1 teaspoon into a 250ml cup with boiling water.
Is raspberry leaf tea good for you?
Raspberry Leaf Tea is a great addition to both your final trimester and postpartum. With its ability to help tone your uterus, it is great for preparing for labour and recovery. It is also a great monthly addition to your diet to help elevate menstrual cramps.
What is Pregnancy Tea?
Pregnancy Tea is our Raspberry Leaf Tea with additional herbs to maximise its benefits. Filled with Raspberry Leaf, Nettle, Chamomile, Oat straw, Spearmint, Alfafa and Rosehip; it is the perfect addition to the final trimester. Our Pregnancy Tea helps prepare you for labour, increases your supply, and promotes rest and healing.
Is tea good in pregnancy?
Some teas contain caffeine, which needs to be kept under 200mg a day during pregnancy. As a guide, expect a cup of white tea to contain around 15mg per cup, Green Tea 20mg per cup and Black Tea 45mg per cup.
Cacao also contains some caffeine. These teas and cacao also have significant health benefits through their polyphenols and antioxidants so can be part of a healthy pregnancy diet, as long as you are aware of your caffeine intake.
For women who love their Chai Teas, Rooibos Chai is perfect, as it is caffeine free and has no Star Anise. Star Anise is considered safe in small amounts in tea. In pregnancy you would avoid the essential oil of Star Anise or a concentrate.
Lavender is best avoided during pregnancy in medicinal quantities. It is generally considered safe in a tea form, but may possibly be unsafe, so we don’t recommend it in pregnancy.
Lemongrass is also best avoided in pregnancy due to its ability (in high doses) to initiate menstrual flow. It is excellent in breastfeeding though.
Hibiscus is not recommended in pregnancy.
How much raspberry leaf tea should you take during pregnancy?
We recommend starting with 1 cup from 32 weeks, 2 cups from 34 weeks and 3 cups from 36 weeks to prepare your uterus for labour. We do not recommend more than 3 cups per day to avoid over stimulating the uterus.
When should you start taking pregnancy tea?
Pregnancy tea can safely be consumed from 32 weeks gestation.
What teas are safe while pregnant
We recommend researching herbal teas and black teas before consuming in pregnancy to ensure they do not contain the following ingredients which are best avoiding in pregnancy
- Black cohosh
- Blue cohosh
- Dong quai
- European mistletoe
- Licorice root
- Passion flower
- Saw palmetto
- Yerba mate