Pregnancy is one of the greatest times of a woman’s life. A time when new life is literally growing inside them. A time that many women dream of for years. A time when your body transforms into an incubator for a little human.
What they don’t tell you are all of the other stuff that comes with pregnancy that can really make the whole experience tough and unpleasant.
Feeling Unwell During Pregnancy
Morning sickness, constipation, heartburn, poor sleeps are just a few of the things that women have to endure during their pregnancies. Of course, these are all insignificant side effects to the final outcome, but nine months is a long time for sickness and discomfort.
A Miami mom of three suffered exactly the same pregnancy symptoms. Then her new born baby had terrible colic. Samah Bensalem’s family had passed down a special tea recipe that was designed to help babies with colic. Samah hadn’t really paid much attention to the recipe until she had got to a point where she had tried everything to stop her first born from suffering.
Then, in a last-ditch attempt, she went out to the shops, bought what she thought was a random mix of ingredients, mixed them up and Voila! There she had a solution for her baby’s colic and the start of a global business.
It was then that Samah’s mission to help pregnant moms and their babies began and the special baby tea that helped her baby all those years ago has now evolved into a whole range of teas that can help moms through pregnancy and their babies and toddlers with some common sicknesses in their early years.
Helping Moms through Pregnancy
When she realized the power of the baby tea, she knew she could also help moms with some of the nasty side effects of pregnancy using different combinations of herbs and spices.
Her pregnancy tea is designed to help morning sickness. There are five different flavors of morning sickness tea – lemon ginger, ginger, peach and ginger, blood orange and fruits. The sleep tea is designed to help pregnant women get a better night’s sleep while carrying their precious load.
The ‘No to Morning Sickness’ fruits tea contains organic lemon verbena, organic chamomile, organic ginger, organic mango pieces, organic pineapple pieces, organic peach pieces, organic lemon balm and organic rooibos.
Importance of sleep with pregnancy
Sleep has can be a big problem for pregnant moms, but it is essential for the development of the fetus and the health of mom throughout the pregnancy. They should be aiming to get at least six hours of sleep.
Studies have shown that expectant moms who are over 30 traditionally get less sleep than those who are under 30. And research has shown that women who don’t get enough sleep are at a higher risk of developing pregnancy complications.
But issues like increased pressure on the bladder leading to increased frequency of going to the toilet, heartburn and restless leg syndrome that is common in pregnant women, are all factors that can inhibit sleep. Stress is also a big factor of preventing pregnant women from sleeping. It is important that women put some practices in place to help deal with the stress and come with some strategies to help them improve and maximize their sleep. Something as simple as making a list before bed can help and then adopting some stress relief techniques.
The team at Secrets of Tea have developed a special tea to help pregnant and breastfeeding moms with their sleep and it will help with stress. The ‘Get Sleepy’ tea is a safe and effective drink to help calm and relax. It contains chamomile, lavender, licorice, lemon balm and rose hip.
When It’s Nearly Time
There is also a special ‘Get Ready for Labor’ tea, which is a peach tea. It is packed with nutrients, including magnesium, calcium and iron – these are minerals that help to strengthen the uterus and prepare the body for labor. It is totally organic, can be served hot or cold and can be used in the third trimester.
It contains red raspberry leaf, nettle leaf, rose hips, chamomile flowers, Stevia leaves, peach pieces, rooibos and Oat Straw.
When Baby Has Been Born
Then once baby has been born, as well as creating a range of special teas to help babies first months and years, Samah and her team have also created a range of special postpartum teas.
Women’s bodies go through so much during pregnancy and then the birth itself, they need a bit of attention after the event. These teas are designed to help mom recover from pregnancy and delivery. There are several to help with weight loss, including:
- Slim Tea – Mummy Magic Weight Loss Cinnamon Tea
- Slim Tea – Mummy Magic Weight Loss Ginger Tea
- Mummy Magic Postpartum Weight Loss Tea – peppermint flavor
- Mummy Magic Weight Loss Tea – peach flavor
- Mummy Magic Weight Loss Green Tea
Then there is a Healthy Nursing Lemongrass Lactation tea that is organic and caffeine free and it helps to boost the quality of the breast milk and the amount of milk produced. It is packed with nutrients that mom can then pass on to their little one. It contains chamomile, rooibos, lemongrass, ginger, lemon verbena, red raspberry leaves, nettle leaf, milk thistle, fennel seeds, hibiscus, blessed thistle and lemon grass.
The Postpartum Tea that is designed to replenish your body after the harsh impact of labor on the body, and increase your energy levels. The strawberry leaf and ginger root in this tea help to support the digestive system and reduce inflammation. The full ingredients are red raspberry, oat straw, rooibos, chamomile, ginger root, peach natural flavor, peach pieces, dandelion leaf and strawberry leaf. Customer reviews on this product are 100% positive. This is a great way for moms to start to get their bodies back and support them in their new and very busy lives looking after a baby.
Most women put on a lot of weight during pregnancy. It can be difficult to lose it when there is so much to do looking after the new born. That weight gain can impact a woman’s confidence and self-esteem, particularly if they find it difficult to lose it straight away. Samah decided she wanted to create something to support moms straight after giving birth. Her range of weight loss teas are designed to give moms a bit of a kick start and help support them through the weight loss journey and getting their bodies back.
The Secrets of Tea Mummy Magic Weight loss teas are available in all of the flavors above. It is a proprietary blend of nutrients that helps moms to start shedding their baby weight quickly and safely. The teas will aid digestion, which is a key factor in losing weight, and as it is packed with vitamins and minerals, it will help to start to replenish and balance the nutrients that were lost during pregnancy and delivery.
The Secrets of Tea products are loaded with antioxidants. These antioxidants help to get rid of toxins out of the body that can cause all sorts of long term and nasty heath conditions. Many of the nutrients also play a key role in helping the immune system fight against colds and infections. They can also reduce inflammation.
It is the baby tea, where the whole Secrets of Tea journey started. The teas for moms have evolved from there. The company has developed several teas specially for babies and toddlers. Babies’ Magic Tea and Baby Catnip Tea are both really helpful for colic. And there is a special Baby Sleep Tea who are having trouble getting their little one to sleep.
How the Brand Evolved
The Secrets of Tea brand now has a whole range of teas and ships to moms and babies all over the world. There are also vitamins. And people who would like to affiliate with Secrets of Tea can use their own branding with the Secrets of Tea special ingredients inside.
Every tea that the Secrets of Tea team now produce are completely vegan, organic, kosher and halal certified. Secrets of Tea drinks don’t contain preservatives and they are all dairy, gluten and soy free.
All of the Secrets of Tea sachets are unbleached and biodegradable. The tea bags are bigger than traditional tea bags and only contain whole leaf and organic ingredients. The more that is in them the more benefits moms and babies will get.
Secrets of Tea is the only maternity tea company that has developed a such special teas using a sanitization technique that means the tea is 100% safe for pregnant moms and their babies.
The quality and potency of the teas means that moms and babies will get faster and more effective results.
Secrets of Tea also have teas to help with getting pregnant and a specially blended pre-natal vitamins mix that have been doctor approved.
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