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The smoothie for reduced risk of preterm labor
Preterm labor without preeclampsia
Yield: 2 servings (about 8 ounces each)
11/2 cup walnuts
1 cup of herbal ginger tea
Preterm labor with preeclampsia
11/2 cup walnuts
1/2 cup of herbal ginger tea
1/2 cups of low fat cow milk
1. Place all ingredients in a blender and puree about 1 minute
2. Blend on high speed about 1 minute or until the mixture is thick and the ice is well crushed.
3. Serve immediately
The finding of a natural source for reduced risk and treatment of preterm labor has encountered many obstacles, many ingredients showed initially the promising result in animal studies have not produced same potentials in either large sample size and mutli centers human trials.
Preterm labor is defined as the condition in which the uterine contractions of sufficient frequency and intensity to effect progressive effacement and dilation of the cervix prior to term gestation as a result of the affect of the over production of thyroid hormone.
Walnut with rich in vitamin B6 induced the hormonal balance of progesterone and estrogen may plays an important role for reduced risk and treatment of miscarriage due to expression of low levels of progesterone(3).
Progesterone deficiency in pregnant women is associated to increased risk of preterm labor through induction of uterine activities(1).
In over 50% of cases of premature labour, levels of plasma progesterone during lay below the mean for gestation though within the normal range(2), but gave no consistent suggest of the onset of premature labour(2).
Ginger, is the genus Zingiber, belongings to the family Zingiberaceae, native to Tamil, used in traditional and Chinese medicine to treat dyspepsia, gastropsimilar to those of anticoagulants in
making your blood thinner involved late-term losses and earlier miscarriages(4).
In a cohort of 731 women of second trimester amniocentesis prospectively followed to delivery, thrombin generation is found to induce early in pregnancy and subsequent preterm delivery(5).
In fact, anticoagulation may provide benefit for women both as prophylaxis and as treatment for venous thrombosis during pregnancy, according to dr. Pabinger I1 and Dr.Grafenhofer H.(6).
Furthermore, in women preeclampsia, intake of milk with high amount of calcium may also reduced risk of preterm labor(7).
According to the McMaster University, pregnant women at risk of preeclampsia should consider taking calcium, but calcium supplementation during pregnancy leads to an important reduction in systolic and diastolic blood pressure andpreeclampsia may need needed to confirm calcium's impact on maternal and fetal morbidity(8).
(1) Progesterone deficiency and premature labour by Csapo AI, Pohanka O, Kaihola HL.(PubMed)
(2) Endocrine changes in premature labour by Tamby Raja RL, Anderson AB, Turnbull AC.(PubMed)
(3) Progestogens in the prevention of miscarriage by Carp HJ.(PubMed)
(4) (1) The Role of Anticoagulants in the Prevention of Pregnancy Complications.
Leaf RK1, Connors JM2.(PubMed)
(5) Is thrombin activation predictive of subsequent preterm delivery? by Vidaeff AC1, Monga M, Ramin SM, Saade G, Sangi-Haghpeykar H.(PubMed)
(6) Anticoagulation during pregnancy by Pabinger I1, Grafenhofer H.(PubMed)
(7) Pre-eclampsia: reducing the risk with calcium supplements by Mackillop L1.(PubMed)
(8) Effect of calcium supplementation on pregnancy-induced hypertension and preeclampsia: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials by Bucher HC1, Guyatt GH, Cook RJ, Hatala R, Cook DJ, Lang JD, Hunt D.(PubMed)