Category «Comfort Measures»

Learn how to use the tools, techniques, and positons which will help you stay as comfortable as possible while letting your body do the important work of labor.

Herbs for Labor: Evening Primrose

What it is: Native to North America, the Evening Primrose is so named because its yellow flowers bloom in the evening. This plant’s oil is extracted from the seeds and placed in capsules. How it works: Evening primrose oil helps to soften the cervix by providing prostaglandins and the components the body needs to make …