Problems in pregnancy
Pregnancy is one of the most beautiful periods in the life of a woman. A pregnant woman is very excited about the baby that she is carrying inside of her. However, these nine months of pregnancy usually cause a lot of discomfort to the woman and she must cope with many problems, such as morning sickness and mood swings due to the low blood sugar. Moreover, she usually suffers from pain in the neck, constipation or hemorrhoids, and many other problems. One of the most serious complications that can occur in a pregnant woman is preeclampsia, and it is caused by malnutrition.
Many women consider that one of the best ways to relieve the discomforts in pregnancy is by a healthy diet and good nutrition. Furthermore, drinking water as much as possible and positive thoughts are very beneficial for a pregnant woman.
Herbal tonics for pregnancy
Herbal tonics are used for solving many problems that can occur in pregnancy. They are very effective for making the immune system strong and for bringing the female hormones in balance. Herbal tonics are rich in minerals and vitamins and are very good for improvement of the uterine tone. They should be used regularly in order to be beneficial. A pregnant woman should, for example, replace the morning coffee with an herbal tonic.
Red raspberry leaves contain an active ingredient called fragrine, which provides tone to the muscles of the pelvic area and the uterus. This herb is rich in vitamins A, B, C and E, as well as in iron and calcium and the tonic made of this herb is very effective in preventing miscarriage, increasing the fertility, relieving nausea and stomach upsets in the morning, as well as alleviating pain during the childbirth, or after that. Furthermore, it is very beneficial for the production of milk in nursing mothers.
Another herb that is highly recommended for pregnant women is nettle and a tonic made of nettle leaves is rich in vitamins A, C, D and K, as well as in calcium, potassium, phosphorous, iron and sulphur. This tonic is used to relieve pain during and after the labor, but, it is also potent in preventing from the occurrence of constipation and hemorrhoids. Many pregnant women drink it to help the kidneys to function properly. Nettle leaves tonic is also good at reducing the pain in the extremities in pregnant women. Like red raspberry tonic, nettle tonic is also good for the production of milk in mothers that breastfeed their babies.