A Personal Story

Submitted: Oct 26, 2000

Name: Sabrina
Weight: 220
Height: 5'8"
Age: 31
Pregnancy Test: None taken
Herbs were successful.

Did you have a pregnancy test? NO
If no pregnancy test was taken - do you think you were pregnant? How strongly do you feel this way? Did you experience any symptoms or signs of pregnancy? yes very strongly yes: sore, swelling breasts, nausea and vomiting

How was the pregnancy ended? Dong Quai and Vitamin C
Were you successful in using the herbs? yes
Is this your first pregnancy? no

Were you using birth control? no
What kind/method of birth control/contraception were you using? none
If you were not using birth control, please share why not. I thought i knew when my fertile times were. I normally keep pretty good track. But, duh, I never thought about my ovulating twice (I have fraternal twins)

What was the date of the first day of your last menstrual period? 28 Sep 00
Do you know the date of fertilizing intercourse? What was it? approx. 10 Sep 00 Note: this is before her period started. Menstruation normally signifies that there is no pregnancy present.
What was the date you were expecting menstruation? Approx. 25 Oct 00
How long do your cycles usually run? it varies
Do you cycle regularly or irregularly? irregularly

What was the date when the herbs were started? 23 Oct 00
For how many days were the herbs used (total)? 2
What was the date bleeding started if herbs were successful? 25 Oct 00

Please include a summary of dosage information.
On the evening of the 23rd I begin taking 800 mg of Dong Quai and 1000mg of Vitamin C every 3 hours around the clock. I did not notice any symptoms. for 2 days. I began to feel some cramping and on the evening of the 24th and when I awoke on the 25th I had as light flow. I continued to take the herbs on schedule and the morning of the 26th my cycle was extremely heavy.

Comments -
I was a little scared about taking these herbs. I am not one for taking many medications. They had no side effects and this site was a pure joy for me.
Thank you so much for this site It is true life saver. I have had a clinical abortion before and the thought of going through that pain again...I literally began to cry. I just got on the internet hoping to find something, anything but that. If I had not come across your site I would have endured that again.
Thank you so much.

Is there anything you would have done differently?
No, but I am getting my tubes tied.

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