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March 21st, 2013, 04:27 PM
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So, has anyone tried it?? I heard that it is safe to start the tea at 34 weeks. I took 2 capsules yesterday for the first time ever and I was up all night with intense contractions that lead no where. I didn't think it would have quite that much of an effect, but now I am worried about trying them again.

Anyone have an opinion?
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March 21st, 2013, 04:30 PM
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I drink 2-3 cups of the tea a day. It doesn't cause contractions just helps tone your uterus. It's never caused me any discomfort and I've been drinking it most of the pregnancy.
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March 21st, 2013, 04:30 PM
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Haven't tried the capsules but I've been drinking the tea. I honestly haven't noticed a difference. I am taking epo capsules, though. Again, I haven't noticed a thing!! Maybe I'm not normal lol.
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March 21st, 2013, 05:06 PM
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I've been drinking the tea since the beginning of 2nd trimester, I've recently upped it to 2 cups a day. It doesn't induce labor, it tones your uterus like mentioned above. Just helps your contractions be more effective when they do start.
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March 21st, 2013, 06:12 PM
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Funny, I just started the tea tonight.
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March 21st, 2013, 08:09 PM
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I was planning to get some the next time I go to the store.
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March 21st, 2013, 09:46 PM
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I have the tea and EPO waiting for me to get to 36 weeks. I figure I'll do one cup and pill a day then once I get to 38 weeks Ill up it to two.
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March 21st, 2013, 10:17 PM
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Yeah I got a box last week hoping it would make my contractions actually get me from point A to point B on time. Same old thing so far. I drink 2 cups a day.
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