The first few weeks after birth can be pretty crazy. Your whole world changes when you have a baby, and as a first time mother you might be very unsure of yourself. It’s a stressful time! It’s important to prepare as much as you can, and never be afraid to ask for help.
Kids get sick – it’s a fact of life! However there are several steps you can take to help them recover faster and prevent illness in the future. This article from Product Review Mom features six great tips to keep your family healthy and happy including washing your hands, dental care from a young age, […]
After giving birth, some women have the miraculous ability to shrink back to their pre-pregnancy size in a matter of months. The secret is probably biological, and if you’re stuck feeling sorry for yourself and aren’t too happy with your softer side (and back, and front), you have to read this post by Anna Lind […]
Moms work hard, and when you’re not busy taking care of baby you’re busy taking care of the house, work, and other responsibilities. You deserve a break! Why not light a few candles and pamper yourself with an all-natural organic facial? Organic Sunshine shows you how! The ingredients list is super small, too. A coconut […]
Doulas are every pregnant woman’s best friend (next to their best friend, of course). They are by your side for every step of the pregnancy. They’re there to talk to, to confide in. They understand what you’re experiencing and support you from morning sickness through post partum. Doulas are awesome!
Pregnancy is a beautiful experience, but it does a number on your body. Your abdominal muscles stretch and separate to accommodate the growing baby, and sometimes that muscle separation is pretty serious and may require surgery. This post from Organic Sunshine offers a less invasive option – the Abdominal Connections program. Read the full article […]
You might be a little nervous when you first begin, but starting your baby on solid foods can be a lot of fun! If it’s your first time on this adventure, you probably have all kinds of questions. You want to know when your baby will be ready for solid food, what foods to try and what to avoid, and maybe even how to prevent dinner time from turning into a huge mess!
Even if you strive to be an eco-friendly mom, it may surprise you to know there is a DIY organic cleaning solution to clean every surface in your home! So many store-bought cleaners contain harsh chemicals, but household products like baking soda, vinegar, and tea tree oil can do the job just as well! Read […]
No one likes being sick, but getting the flu during pregnancy can potentially be dangerous. Even though the flu virus cannot infect your baby directly, if you’re suffering from the flu and experience a high temperature your baby could suffer neural tube defects, oral clefts, and heart defects – scary stuff! Not only that, studies show the flu tends to hit pregnant women harder than many other demographics. What’s a mom-to-be to do?
The “baby blues” and postpartum depression affect many mothers, but it’s a subject that hasn’t received a lot of attention until recent years. This post at the Pregnant Chicken delves into the topic with detail from someone who’s experienced the psychological pain it brings. Many symptoms mirror regular depression, such as overwhelming sadness and anxiety, […]