What Tea to Drink During Pregnancy?

tea for pregnancy

During your pregnancy time, there is a need for you to show some extra care in choosing your products. Few womens would like to taste different types of tea to have a better drinking experience. But before having it, there is a need for you to know whether you can drink a tea during pregnancy? Most of the tea products are considered to be safe at the same time other tea is not. Even you may be the lover of drinking plenty of tea for a day there is a need for you to reduce them into 3 to 4 cups a day. You can limit the intake of caffeine and you can take up to 200mg per day.

Normally, as like the other types of food there are also some drinks that the pregnant women should avoid. When you are pregnant, then you need to predict out the best tea for pregnancy before you starting to utilize. If you are pregnant for a first time, then you wants to take lots of care because immediately you can find out lots of changes in your body, not all the food and tea would support you.

How can you intake tea as a good medicine?

The interesting fact is that when you know the correct combination of mixing the tea with other ingredients, then it supports for retrieving you from some sort of restlessness and makes you to feel pleasant and happy always. Few of the tea that you can consume during pregnancy

Healthy ginger tea: The Ginger tea is considered as the herbal tea. The Ginger tea is best for the pregnant women to drink.  It is recommended for the women who have vomiting and nausea sensation. It knows to calm up your stomach that might helps you to face the morning sickness and other related health problems that you face during pregnancy.

Limit black tea and peppermint or chamomile: You can consume both tea but you should know its limit when the limit exceeds then the problem would arise. When you have this both tea with limit then sure it acts as a best medicine for you to have it.

Colourful raspberry and read leafy tea: This tea would help you ease the labor pain. But there is a limit that you should know to maintain strictly. After giving birth you can normally taste that tea and enjoy.

Best tea that you have during your pregnancy

While you are pregnant there is a need for you to segregate the pregnancy tea that you should use. Usually the herbal teas would help for hydrating your body when you are not drinking the plain water. As well as some would provide the important stuffs that is required during the pregnancy time that includes calcium, iron and magnesium.

Even the other combination tea might help you to get rid from the morning sickness as like the ginger and mint which would prevent the insomnia and it is used for promoting during the contractions during the labor. On the other part, there is a need for you to avoid few types of tea which would put you into the typical situation. For knowing it you can check out its ingredients that is added in it and consult with your doctor is it good for health or not.

Check once or twice before you purchase your tea?

When you make a search in the online there you can find out a lot of interesting varieties of teas that is available over there. Each team would have its own smell, nature and tempt you to have it. But before choosing them there is a need for you to know what are all the ingredients that is added along with it only then you would get some better idea about you can choose it or not.

Before starting to use new brands you can consult your doctor and have a suggestion from them that would sure give you a clear idea whether to have that tea or to avoid. Through doing as like this you can taste and enjoy your favorite tea as well as you can stay in the safer side during your pregnancy period.


Latest News: I have been asked to work with a well known charity supporting positive mental health, delivering workshops and identifying areas where more education and resources may be needed locally – for me, this has to include ladies – and their families – experiencing depression, stress and anxiety in pregnancy.

This is wonderful news and means that, subject to funding, I may be able to provide local services and support for women faced with this mental health concern as well as investigate improvements to this website and its features.

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If you’ve found your way to this online resource dedicated to the topic of ante-natal depression, stress and anxiety you will discover that over 1 in 10 pregnant women are believed to experience this condition.

Feeling low during pregnancy can be unexpected, particularly at a time when friends and family expect you to be ‘blooming’.  If you made it to this website because you are (or someone you know is) pregnant and experiencing unexpected symptoms often associated with stress, depression and anxiety, you’ll realise through from this first ever online resource of it’s kind that you’re not alone.


This website was originally founded by me, Delphi Ellis, in 2004 following my own personal experience. Research in to ante-natal or pre-natal depression has suggested that at least 1 in 10 women are affected by stress, depression or anxiety-like symptoms in pregnancy. Designed with the motivation to help even one person, this website now responds to people from all over the world.

You may be anything but sparkling about your pregnancy right now but this site has been designed specifically to provide you with useful information and resources including a FREE guide to ante-natal depression.

Here you’ll find information about possible treatment options as well as some of your experiences relating to depression, stress and anxiety in pregnancy. You won’t receive a medical diagnosis through this website, but I can respond to your posts, answer some of your frequently asked questions and provide private consultations by email and over the ‘phone. Please remember to speak to your doctor or midwife first if you have any concerns about your health and wellbeing.  I don’t coach you based on my own personal experience although you may find my story helpful.  I am a fully qualified Counsellor and Dream Analyst who specialises in Helping you Sparkle™.

Sign up to “Glow” my monthly top tips designed to help you manage your stress and sparkle in pregnancy.

Having weird pregnancy dreams? I have worked for over a decade helping people decode their dream messages.Find out how you can have your dreams analysed hereor take a look at one of my articles, featured in Practical Parenting & Pregnancy

Depression in Pregnancy.orgis a resource provided by Delphi Ellis. It is up to you, the client, to determine if the services provided through this website are suitable, a fee may be payable for services provided. All views expressed here are those of Delphi Ellis. The information provided through these pages is open to individual interpretation and is not intended to replace the advice of your healthcare team. Please speak to your doctor before deciding upon any form of action which may affect your health or if you have any concerns about your health and wellbeing.

Friendly, professional, helpful advice.

Once your doctor has diagnosed anxiety, stress or depression in pregnancy it’s helpful to know you’re not alone.  Having someone to talk with may provide a useful outlet for what’s on your mind.  This website was founded by Delphi Ellis, a qualified professional specialising in stress management.

Delphi says “I can help you explore simple stress solutions through a professional consultation either by email or over the ‘phone.  You can talk to me about your current challenges and together we can build a positive action plan for managing your stress effectively.  As a helpful listener, I take the time to understand your situation and offer impartial, non-judgemental advice based on my professional training.  I am a qualified person-centred therapeutic counsellor which means you can be sure the service you receive from me is of the highest standard.

I started my career in bereavement working with those bereaved by murder and suicide. My work now incorporates helping those affected my many stressful situations, including pregnancy-related stress, symptoms of which I have personal experience.  I have also professionally analysed dreams for over a decade.  You can ask me about any of these topics, including tips on how to sleep better, during a professional consultation.

To reflect the fact that I am a skilled and trained professional, my services aren’t free. There are charitable organisations whose volunteers may be able to offer you relevant and helpful information free of charge – please feel free to explore these before choosing my service.”

During a consultation Delphi can:

  • offer a drug-free alternative to healthy stress management through professional, confidential advice
  • identify simple solutions for improving your sleep
  • explore a dream or nightmare you may have been having
  • help you kick-start your personal stress management, personal development plan

PLUS with every paid consultation receive a FREE email report including top tips for stress relief.

It couldn’t be easier to pay for professional, helpful advice.  Use the web panel on this page to pay through your ‘phone bill (coming soon exclusive to UK Clients) or click here to find out how to book an appointment through Delphi’s official website. (Opens in new window)

Please note this is not a 24 hour service.

If you feel you need urgent assistance please call NHS Direct on 0845 46 47 or visit your local accident and emergency department.

Delphi writes:

“I’m a qualified Therapeutic Counsellor and professional Stress Management Consultant with a specialism for exploring signs and symbols of the soul, including analysing your dreams and nightmares. The concept of my work is not so much to promote positive thinking but to turn your attention towards taking positive action.

The process for managing your stress does not need to be complicated and I can help you identify some very simple steps to find balance in your life and offer you tools for positive living. Together we can talk through your current challenges then explore and focus on the most powerful, positive actions you can take to improve your situation.  You can also ask me about the dreams you remember, tell me about meaningful coincidences you want to explore or ask for top tips to improve your sleep.

I can work with you during a professional consultation either by email or over the ‘phone.   As a qualified person-centred counsellor you can be sure the service you receive from me is ethical and to the highest standard.

If you have decided it’s time to take positive action and want to fulfil your potential let’s work together to build you a calmer, happier and balanced way of life.”

Delphi Ellis: Achievements

* Expert guest: dream analyst ITV’s This Morning and presenter of Daybreak’s Guide to Sleep
* Author of The eGuide to Ante-Natal Depression, Stress and Anxiety
* Health and Social Care Award for Mental Health and Wellbeing (regional finalist

I’m a qualified professional counsellor who provides:

  • Effective Stress Management techniques
  • Advice and information to help you manage and overcome stress, depression and anxiety during Pregnancy
  • Opportunities to explore meaningful coincidences
  • Specialist advice for recurring dreams and nightmares


“With Delphi’s help, I have a new perspective on life and the strength to face new and challenging things in a positive way. Delphi has given me the tools to find myself again and provided the support I needed to get through a very difficult period. Thank you Delphi.” B.

Having strange dreams in pregnancy?  Dream Analysis has been a specialist subject of mine for over a decade.  You can also request a dream analysis by ‘phone or email.

“Delphi sent my [dream] analysis via email. The layout was lovely and really calming. The way in which it was written made it clear and easy to read and digest. The analysis itself was so accurate and made a lot of sense to me, and has helped me to resolve and make sense of some things that have reoccurred frequently in my dreams. I feel now I can move forward and work on these areas of my life. Many many thanks Delphi” Lisa.

The information provided on this page and through a consultation is open to individual interpretation and is not intended to replace the advice of your healthcare team. Please speak to your doctor or midwife before deciding upon any form of action which may affect your health or if you have any concerns about your health and wellbeing.

Free Guide to Ante-Natal Depression, Stress and Anxiety

If you’re looking for more information about Ante-natal depression, stress and anxiety why not take a look at this FREE guide now available to download.  It includes frequently asked questions and some top tips which may help you cope.  Simply click on the image or here to download.

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