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Beauty Tips, Eco-Baby and Postpartum Resources, postpartum, pregnancy -

When I became pregnant with my first child, I remember becoming mildly obsessed with trying to anticipate all the changes that would be happening to my body. Everyone around me had advice or a sure-proof way to prevent stretch marks — body oil, lotions, and plenty of old wives’ tales. As an esthetician student at […]

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c-section, Eco-Baby and Postpartum Resources, Health & Wellness, healthy living, labor, natural mom, postpartum -

Natural healing after a c-section is possible. Whether your c-section was elective or a necessary result of an emergency, recovery can be difficult. Most c-sections take two full weeks to heal, and sometimes longer depending on several factors related to the mother’s health and any complications. Thankfully, there is natural support for healing after a cesarean that can […]

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Eco-Baby and Postpartum Resources, Health & Wellness, natural labor, postpartum, pregnancy -

Childbirth is such an incredible experience, yet there is much controversy surrounding labor and delivery options for expecting moms. Should a pregnant woman choose an OB/GYN or a midwife? What about delivering at a hospital or even having a home birth? Although medicine saves many lives, many feel that medical interventions have become too mainstream, thereby […]

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Health & Wellness, intimacy, mom lifestyle, new motherhood, postpartum, sex -

If you’ve had a baby, you are likely aware of the ‘no sex for six weeks’ rule. Once you get the ‘ok’ from your clinician at your postpartum check-up, sex often becomes a large part of the conversation between you and your partner. You might be surprised to discover, though, that sex after baby is often different – […]

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breastfeeding, Eco-Baby and Postpartum Resources, Health & Wellness, milk production, post-partum, postpartum, wellness -

Breast milk has many benefits for your baby, especially since naturally occurring nutrients can’t be beaten. Breastfeeding is hard work, though! Many mamas find themselves struggling to keep up their milk production, but there is no reason to feel ashamed or inadequate about this. What is available to help? These six ingredients, known as galactagogues, can […]

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