Now that I’ve had my baby, I want to share my recipe for pregnancy tea. I believe that this tea played a big part in the speed and effectiveness of labor and birth (read our home birth story here!). I drank one to three glasses of this tea throughout pregnancy, except when morning sickness prevented me. I used a mesh tea ball and a 1/2 gallon mason jar for steeping and then just put the jar in the fridge. This tea is delicious as an iced tea and I don’t think it needs any sweetener, but you can add a little raw honey.
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