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Doctor insights on: Hibiscus Tea During Pregnancy

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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What kind of teas can I drink during pregnancy.?

What kind of teas can I drink during pregnancy.?

Teas & Pregnancy: It is recommended that you not drink nettle leaf, fennel, sassafras, rosemary (in large amounts), hibiscus, ephedra, licorice root, raspberry leaf, oregano, cinnamon, anise, senna or sage tea. Encourage you to limit caffeine intake -so if you drink white, red, yellow or green tea- try to make it decaffeinated. Ginger, lime, barley, peppermint and thyme tea are safe during pregnancy. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant, are there any herbal teas I should avoid during my pregnancy?

I'm pregnant, are there any herbal teas I should avoid during my pregnancy?

Careful: There are probably at least a dozen. The one I can name off the top of my head is raspberry leaf tea. Be very cautious about this. Medications are derived from plants so herbal teas can have impact. Research each herbal tea on a reliable botanical website. ...Read more

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Are Starbuck teas safe during pregnancy.?

Are Starbuck teas safe during pregnancy.?

Hard to say: As it depends on the type of tea, herbal vs non-herbal, and within herbal, it depends on the "herbs" included. In general most commercial teas are felt to be safe as long as consumed in moderation. But you'd be best reviewing the types of tea that you are consuming or would like to. Another great resource is: http://americanpregnancy. Org/pregnancy-health/herbal-tea/
Best of luck. ...Read more

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I am 37 weeks pregnant and drank an 8 oz glass of hibiscus tea. It's the first tea I've drank since pregnancy started. Should I go to ER?

I am 37 weeks pregnant and drank an 8 oz glass of hibiscus tea. It's the first tea I've drank since pregnancy started. Should I go to ER?

Problems?: Are you having any side effects from drinking the tea? You can certainly go to the ER to be checked out (they will send you to L&D) but you did not mention any problems. Just drinking tea is not a cause for a hospital trip. ...Read more

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Is lipton tea safe during pregnancy?

Is lipton tea safe during pregnancy?

Tea: Moderate intake of lipton tea should be fine. ...Read more

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Is jasmine tea safe during pregnancy?

Is jasmine tea safe during pregnancy?

Yes.: Within reason, jasmine tea is safe to drink during pregnancy. Excessive tea intake is not advisable as it can lead to
maternal-fetal arrhythmias and insomnia. ...Read more

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Is mullein tea safe during pregnancy?

Is mullein tea safe during pregnancy?

Not clear if okay: It is not clear if it is safe to drink mullein tea during pregnancy this tea is fairly safe for most people; the data is not sure if it is safe for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can I drink chai tea during pregnancy?

Can I drink chai tea during pregnancy?

Yes, but nobody...: Nobody knows the answer to such a question because each chai tea is made differently, each person drinks a different amount of tea, etc. Various brands of various teas, whether they be chai, Earl Grey, Darjeeling, etc., have differing amounts of caffeine and other tea leaf chemicals in them. It's hard to imagine 1 cup of any commercially-packaged tea causing a problem... but "drink in moderation". ...Read more

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Is hot tea safe to drink during pregnancy?

Yes: Yes! The content of the tea is more important taking care to avoid unusual herbal substances. ...Read more

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Is lipton hot tea safe to drink during pregnancy?

Is lipton hot tea safe to drink during pregnancy?

Yes: Drink it in moderation, even oxygen and water that we all need could be toxic in excess and large amounts or concentration. It mid dehydrate you in large amounts. ...Read more

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Is Starbucks Tazo passion tea safe during pregnancy?

Is Starbucks Tazo passion tea safe during pregnancy?

Sure.: As it does not appear to have caffeine, it should be of no risk to you, even caffeine should be fine in moderation. ...Read more

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Is drinking matcha tea during 7th week of pregnancy okay?

Is drinking matcha tea during 7th week of pregnancy okay?

Small amounts ok: Keep to a limit of 200mg of caffeine a day, which is about three or four cups of green tea, depending on how long it is steeped. This limit should include all sources of caffeine, like chocolate, coffee, sodas, etc. Large amounts of green tea may diminish your absorption of folic acid and iron. One or two cups of matcha tea taken away from meals should be ok ...Read more

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What are the benefits of raspberry leaf tea or capsules during pregnancy and labour? Midwifes assure me it makes labour easier, if so how?

What are the benefits of raspberry leaf tea or capsules during pregnancy and labour? Midwifes assure me it makes labour easier, if so how?

Proven benefits,? how: Red raspberry leaf tea has been used since ancient times and modern research confirms it reduces time of labor and birth, lessens pain and reduces the need for Cesarian sections. How it does this is not fully known but is almost certainly related to the vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients it contains. See
http://tinyurl. Com/ovwzd2u and
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/10754818 ...Read more

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Can I take tea during pregnancy.?

Can I take tea during pregnancy.?

That depends on: Which tea you are talking about. T is recommended that you not drink nettle leaf, fennel, sassafras, rosemary, hibiscus, ephedra, licorice root, raspberry leaf, anise or sage tea. Encourage you to limit caffeine intake -so if you drink white, red, yellow or green tea- try to make it decaffeinated. ...Read more

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Chamomile tea during pregnancy is okay?

Chamomile tea during pregnancy is okay?

Limit: It is recommended that you not drink nettle leaf, fennel, sassafras, rosemary (in large amounts), hibiscus, ephedra, licorice root, raspberry leaf, oregano, cinnamon, anise, senna or sage tea. Chamomile should not be used in large quantities (like extract) Encourage you to limit caffeine intake -so if you drink white, red, yellow or green tea- try to make it decaffeinated. Ginger, lime, barley, > ...Read more

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Can I drink hot green tea during pregnancy?

That depends...: Some physicians recommend that caffeine be avoided or at least used in moderation during pregnancy. Decaffeinated green tea may be a better choice. If regular green tea is used - it should be limited to 3 times a day or less. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink feiyan tea during the pregnancy?

Is it safe to drink feiyan tea during the pregnancy?

No- Check with doc: Feiyan tea varies in composition between brands. There are some herbs that are not recommended in pregnancy. Check with your doc before taking, and if the answer is no, don't drink it. Read this article about herbs in pregnancy: http://americanpregnancy. Org/pregnancy-health/herbs-and-pregnancy/ ...Read more

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Is diet green tea save to drink during my pregnancy?

Is diet green tea save to drink during my pregnancy?

Avoid Nutrasweet: Beware of nutrasweet and splenda. Nutrasweet is metabolized to methanol and formaldehyde, neither of which are safe. Splenda is not quite as bad, but still not preferred. Stevia is natural and safe, but can have a slight aftertaste. Many stevia powders have fillers, but can also be found pure. ...Read more

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Is there any problem in having saffron in tea during pregnancy?

Is there any problem in having saffron in tea during pregnancy?

Saffron in pregnancy: There isn't much research data on saffron in pregnancy, so it's recommended that pregnant women not use it. Tradtionially, saffron was used for abortions -- another reason not to use it. On the remote possibility that you're considering abortion though, this would not be a safe way to do it. Please talk with your doctor. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is there any problem in having saffron in tea during pregnancy?

Why risk?: In very small amounts it is probably ok but larger doses can cause contractions of even miscarriage. Why risk a safe pregnancy over tea choice? ...Read more

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Can you use tea tree oil during pregnancy?

Can you use tea tree oil during pregnancy?

No one knows 4 sure: No research is done on humans on safety of most medicinal substances during pregnancy. National Institutes of Health says "Tea tree oil is POSSIBLY SAFE when applied to the skin...it is LIKELY UNSAFE if taken by mouth" during pregnancy. See http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/113.html
No one knows for sure. I'd avoid during 1st trimester but small amounts on skin prob. OK later on. ...Read more

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Is drinking senna tea safe during pregnancy?

Is drinking senna tea safe during pregnancy?

Senna: Medline plus indicates that senna is "possibly safe" during pregnancy when used briefly, in small doses. However, it considers the herb to be "possibly unsafe" in large doses or for an extended period of time. The american pregnancy association specifically advises against stimulant laxatives during pregnancy, noting that they can cause contractions in the uterus. Senna can also lead to dehydratio. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink tea with milk during pregnancy?

Is it safe to drink tea with milk during pregnancy?

What sort of tea: Most teas and milk should be fine during pregnancy, although you should avoid drinking large amounts of caffeinated beverages because of known and possible effects. Also, there may be herbs which might affect your pregnancy. The best answer is to speak to your ob/gyn or midwife. ...Read more