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does chamomile tea induce labor

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Doubtful, BUT: Consuming large quantities of chamomile alcohol extract might induce labor, so it's not recommended in pregnancy. Chamomile tea is much, much wea ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Food Myths: Nope. Not in any way. This is absolutely not correct. If it were many women in many parts of the world where drinking tea like this would have diffi ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No evidence: There is no evidence proving that ginger tea will be an effective form of labor induction. It may not be harmful though, so you are welcome to continu ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Tea: If you think it is going to work. Can not imagine it tasting very good.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paula Schaffer-Polakof
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: You must use herbals in moderation; however, camomile tea does not cause stillbirth.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: But too much caffine at term can be bad for your heart , if you re 39-40 weeks please discuss with your OB about inducing, I have delivered over 5000 ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Probably not: First, PLEASE do NOT try to induce labor if it is not yet your due date. When your baby is ready it will start the process. But if you're past your du ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
31 years experience Integrative Medicine
Aloe Vera & labor: I have not ever seen that to be the case
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Dr. Kimberly Carter
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nope: The truth is .. . . We don't really know the magic that starts labor. If we did, we would be able to stop preterm labor and be able to start labor in ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
TCM: Ginger root has been used in traditional chinese medicine to induce menstruation that is delayed. It has also been used in the treatment of excessivel ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No evidence: Karo corn syrup has never been studied as an agent to induce labor and likely never will. I would not recommend attempting labor induction at home wit ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Rausch
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: There is no evidence to suggest that parsley tea prevents pregnancy.
A 31-year-old male asked:
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Check with dr: University of Maryland Medical Centre Advises that chamomile can interact with benzodiazepines (e.g. ativan) and may increase their sedating effect. h ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Wilson
20 years experience Sleep Medicine
Sometimes: Some people find it helpful.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Myths: There will be no inducement of labor with primrose oil. This is a false myth.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelvin White
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: There should be no significant increase in sleepiness or ability to awaken in AM. If you are concerned , you may try to take or drink on the weekend ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes this tea is safe in pregnancy.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Green tea: I can not tell you if this specific brand of tea is helpful. However, sipping warm green tea is one thing that you can do to help reduce menstrual cra ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ginger: Ginger can help to reduce nausea ; acts as an anti-inflammatory for women with painful menses.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
No: It could cause live damage and has not been studied for induction of labor. Don't do it!
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
No,: It will not
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Wert
Dr. Mark Wert answered
29 years experience Emergency Medicine
Prozac (fluoxetine) ; Chamomile: The simple answer is yes. Enjoy your cup of tea.
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