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As the exciting holiday season approaches, so does the anxiety of finding the right gifts. When it comes to new or pregnant mothers, it's important to give something safe, efficient and long-lasting, like reusable produce bags. For new mothers, time is of the essence. Pregnant moms may deal with fatigue and physical stress. So, a new mom and pregnancy gift like a reusable bag will ensure she won't waste time searching for and trying to peel open those super thin produce bags. Furthermore, there's less time spent cleaning up leaks or tears. With a durable and strong reusable bag, simply...

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The year 2020 has brought on an array of surprises and for many of us, this has included the news of a brand-new baby. Whether you have recently become pregnant or are expecting in a few months, you have likely begun to look for resources and advice about raising a child.  Among the insightful tips you’ve seen, prepping your house for a new baby is one that proves to be helpful for the safety of your baby and the maintenance of your space. Your adult-centric home may not be practical for a new baby which is why a revamp to...

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From morning sickness to labor pains, not all pregnant mothers want to use traditional medicine. We strive to find holistic and eco-friendly ways to cure all pregnancy pain points. In our search, we have found that aromatherapy has several benefits to a pregnant woman.  1. Manage Pain Labor pain can be intense, with anxiety, tension, and fear worsening it more. Many pregnant moms would love to labor without the use of invasive methods or using drugs. This results in complementary therapies to aid in their pain perception relief. Aromatherapy provides a means of assisting women in easing the pain and...

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As Ecocentric Moms, we are always on the lookout for holistic and natural ways to cure our ailments. The priority to use the highest quality and purest forms of treatment becomes even more important during pregnancy. Essential oils have a unique history dating back to Germany in the 16th century. Below, we have established an easy guide to using essential oils during your pregnancy.  Diffusers Diffusing essential oils remains the most common and effective technique to relish the benefits of aromatherapy. An ultrasonic diffuser is today’s most used type of diffuser for essential oils. It uses water and ultrasonic waves to diffuse...

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In our search for alternative and holistic remedies for common ailments during pregnancy, essential oils are a great option! You can use them topically, in a spritz bottle, or diffuse them. We need to emphasize that essential oils are meant for external uses only. If you ingest them, you risk problems like miscarriages and preterm labor. Always dilute these oils with coconut or olive oils before you apply to the skin. Essential Oils Considered Safe During Pregnancy Once you reach the second trimester, your medical doctor will confirm you can try these essential oils: Roman chamomile Ginger Lavender Bergamot Neroli Lemongrass...

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