A Personal Story

Submitted: January 3, 2001

Name: Prue
Weight: 135
Height: 5'7"
Age: 35
Pregnancy Test: Positive.
Resolution: Herbs were successful.

Did you have a pregnancy test? Yes, EPT brand
When was it taken? December 28
What was the result. Positive

Did you experience any symptoms or signs of pregnancy? I had been experiencing sore and full breasts, nausea and fatigue for several days before taking the pregnancy test.

How was the pregnancy ended? By the herbal methods.
Were you successful in using the herbs? Yes.
Is this your first pregnancy? No.

Were you using birth control? Yes.
What kind/method of birth control/contraception were you using? I chart my cycle and am extremely comfortable and familiar with my body. However this past month I was under some extreme stress and I ovulated two weeks before schedule, the day my period ended.

What was the date of the first day of your last menstrual period? December 5 2000
Do you know the date of fertilizing intercourse? What was it? December 10 2000
What was the date you were expecting menstruation? January 2
How long do your cycles usually run? 28 days
Do you cycle regularly or irregularly? Regularly

What was the date when the herbs were started? December 29
For how many days were the herbs used (total)? 5 days
What was the date bleeding started if herbs were successful? January 2

Please include a summary of dosage information.

I began the first day (December 29) by taking 12,000 mg a day of vitamin C crytals in dosages of 2000 mg every 3 hours. I did not medicate during the night. I continued the vitamin C until bleeding was well underway on Jan 1.

I began adding Dong Quai capsules totalling 1000 mg every three hours on the second day, December 30. I took at total of 6000 mg during each day until bleeding was well underway on Jan 1.

I started spotting on December 31. I made a pot of tea with Yarrow, Dong Quai, ginger root and camomile and had several cups of this during the evening. I woke up in the morning with full bleeding and ceased taking the herbs.

I also took many cups of hot ginger tea during the duration and used visualization techniques and a lot of rest.

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