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A 27-year-old member asked:

Is it safe to drink ballerina tea at 34 weeks preg? contains senna and can cause extra bowel movements. will it harm baby or cause labor?

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Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Would avoid: Ballerina tea is promoted as a diet herbal tea. Senna is a laxative and the tea is not intended for use during pregnancy.
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