Faster & Easier Labor
Pregnancy has come to an end, and you are past your due date! You have your appointment with your midwife, who mentions the word you are dreading: induction. If you find yourself past your due date, you may want to have Active Labor in your birthing kit! Throughout history, midwives have relied on the effectiveness of herbs during childbirth. Active Labor is a natural herbal blend specially designed to support expectant mothers during the last stretch of pregnancy. The powerful combination of black and blue cohosh helps to ‘kick start’ slow labor and get delivery moving in the right direction.
All-natural labor support
Can be taken at the first sign of labor
Assists with all areas of labor including delivering the placenta
Supports emotional balance during the ups and downs of childbirth
Trusted and recommended by midwives and doulas
For over 20 years Master Herbalist Sandra Ellis has been teaching families how to use the power of herbs for health and healing. Sandra is the mother of 15 and grandmother to 43. Much of her experience has come from raising and caring for her own family. She also had a successful midwife practice for almost ten years, which brought her in contact with many different mothers and children, where she was faced with new challenges to overcome. She has a firm faith in God and the wonderful gifts of the Earth that He has left here for us. With her belief in natural healing, her children nicknamed her “Dr. Mom” – a name that has stayed with her throughout her community.
Frequently Asked Questions
You can begin taking Active Labor at the first sign of labor to encourage healthy contractions for faster, easier labor. Active Labor may be used after the due date, once labor has begun, or if labor has stalled to help delivery progress. You can also take Active Labor after birth to support the delivery of the placenta. .
Take one dropper every thirty minutes for five hours. .
These two herbs work synergistically to encourage labor but they should not be used before 39 weeks of pregnancy. Blue cohosh stimulates the uterus, while black cohosh may make contractions more effective and stimulate blood flow to the female organs. .
Many ways to encourage labor to begin are available. Midwives traditionally recommend using evening primrose oil, eating spicy food, getting a massage, or engaging in physical activity like bouncing on an exercise ball or walking. .