Red raspberry leaf has been used in several traditional cultures for pregnant women. It is believed to be a uterine tonic and can aid the muscles in their work of birthing your baby. It is considered safe for pregnant women to drink, but you may want to discuss it with those on your birth team as some conditions may preclude it’s use.
Mixing up your own batch of pregnancy tea can be fun and makes a nice gift for a friend (check to see if they have any allergies first, as some kinds of tea can trigger allergies, such as chamomile, which is related to the ragweed family) and you want the tea to be a nourishing treat not a run to the ER!Here is a nice “do it yourself” link that talks you through making a delicious batch of tea ready to pop in a steeper and take you away on thoughts of birthing bliss:
And here is a place to get giddy with the joys of ordering bulk tea!
A nice cuppa to you!