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It is extremely important for the laboring mother to keep up her energy and stay hydrated. The recipe for Laborade below will deliciously provide you with both of these needs. Make several to iast throughout your labor. You can make them 3 to 4 weeks before your due date and store in the freezer. Grab out of the freezer when labor begins and bring to Breath of Life. Enjoy!


1/3 cup lemon juice

1/3 cup honey or Maple Syrup (grade A or B is optimal)

1/4-1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp baking soda (optional)

1-2 calcium tablets crushed in blender

Add enough water to make one quart. Optionally, you can add an additional eight ounces of water for a milder flavor, or you can flavor this blend with your favorite juice.