Nursing Beverages

Lactogenic beverages are great for mothers that are nursing.  These beverages promote healthy lactation and help to nourish the mother and baby. Oatmeal Tea Pour boiling water onto 1 heaping teaspoon of oatmeal flakes in a mug.  Add a pinch of powdered cinnamon and ginger, or other spices. Sweeten w/ honey, maple syrup, or other natural sweetener if desired.  The grain and spice will sink [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:39-04:00 April 3rd, 2012|Beverages, Breastfeeding, Green Living, Recipes|0 Comments

Pregnancy Home Remedies

Pregnancy home remedies are important for natural childbirth.  I birthed my second son at home.  These home remedies helped me stick to my natural child birthing plans.  I found this great website that lists many of the common homeopathic remedies used for pregnancy, labor, and postpartum.  I have experienced positive results with many of these.  For my second pregnancy I used Nux Vomica successfully for morning sickness. [...]

Nourishing Herbs during Pregnancy

My first son was a colicky baby and I had a lot of random things go wrong during my pregnancy.  So for my second pregnancy I did a little reading up on nourishing herbs to take during pregnancy. Here is a list of the herbs I took during my second pregnancy. These are very safe and healthy for pregnant women. They are full of vitamins [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:41-04:00 March 11th, 2012|Breastfeeding, Green Living, Herbs, Pregnancy|2 Comments

Pregnancy Diet

I love everything about pregnancy.  Diet is important before conception, during pregnancy, and while breastfeeding.  It is necessary for the mother to eat healthy for her own body and the tiny little embryo that is developing inside her belly.  There is an article from The Weston A Price Foundation that helps to define what someone should be eating during pregnancy and while nursing.  It can [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:57-04:00 February 6th, 2012|Breastfeeding, Nutrition, Pregnancy|0 Comments

Success of Arnica

Arnica is the #1 best selling homeopathic remedy in the world and my favorite all- round remedy. Physical shock and trauma
- Especially helpful after the classic shock response after an accident or severe emotional upset. The person insists, “I’m fine, really. Leave me alone.” When they clearly aren’t fine at all. Really don’t want to be touched or fussed over. Head Injuries- 
Reduces complication risks following a [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:57-04:00 February 5th, 2012|Breastfeeding, Homeopathy, Pregnancy|1 Comment