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When Will My Menstrual Cycle Return After Having a Baby

When Will My Menstrual Cycle Return After Having a Baby

There are several factors that play into how long it takes for your body to return to it’s full fertile cycle; meaning that you ovulate, your uterine lining is prepared to nurture a fertilized egg, and you menstruate. Although it is unlikely that you would get pregnant if your period has not returned, it is still possible. So, be careful! If you would not welcome a new pregnancy, use birth control that will be compatible with breastfeeding.

Our Cycle Relief herbal tincture can provide relief from painful cramps and heavy bleeding during your period after giving birth.

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Four Ways to Increase Fertility Naturally

Four Ways to Increase Fertility Naturally

Without adding to the burden of fertility challenges, I’d like to offer up some simple yet profound ways that can support you while you are on this journey. If you'd like to increase fertility naturally, I think there is more to it than something to do or take. Here are the four tips I'd share.

Fertile Ground herbal tincture is intended to support and regulate a healthy menstrual cycle, improve fertility and prepare the body for pregnancy.

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How to Enjoy Your Period

How to Enjoy Your Period

Throughout time women have been and will be the time keepers. Each and every month women reveal their connection to the greater cycles of nature. Our internal clock is synchronized with the cycles of the moon. We wax and wane, we are full and still. Whether you see your cycle as a problem that needs to be solved or as something to be honored, you can enjoy your menstrual cycle!  Our Cycle Relief Herbal Tincture supports you physically, emotionally, and hormonally as you cycle through your month.

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How to Use Leftover Birth Song Products

How to Use Leftover Birth Song Products

During your pregnancy, you enjoyed Lady in Waiting tea to nourish your body and prepare your uterus. Afterward, you soothed your body and hormones with Nourished Mother and gave your body what it needed to make milk with Let There Be Milk and Nursing Nectar. You might have even used Fertile Ground to help encourage fertility to become pregnant in the first place! Your baby was wrapped in herbal goodness from his first Postpartum Herb Bath to the Cord Care Powder and Diaper Salve that helped protect and heal his body as it adjusted to the new world. But now he’s getting bigger, his cord long gone, your uterus is back to normal and your milk supply has regulated...and you’ve got a stash of products just sitting around. Now what?

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The Relationship Between Breastfeeding and Menstruation

The Relationship Between Breastfeeding and Menstruation

The intricacies of the human body are almost magical, with no one system or function working entirely on its own. Within a mother’s body, the processes that lead to menstruation, pregnancy, birth, and breastfeeding are all interconnected. Just a handful of hormones can dictate each of these functions, with different organs and actions responding in their own way. A fascinating and, sometimes, bewildering example of this is the relationship between menstruation and breastfeeding.

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Healing or Helping After Miscarriage

Healing or Helping After Miscarriage

Miscarriage is intense for your body and can leave you feeling fragile physically and emotionally. Taking care of your body, or knowing how to help someone who is trying to heal after miscarriage, can ease some of the physical symptoms.

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What You Should Know About PCOS

What You Should Know About PCOS

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), is a common disorder with a laundry list of unpleasant symptoms. Its cause is unknown, though there are some things we can do to improve our odds. Catching PCOS while it is still treatable is a matter of listening to our bodies and acknowledging that something is “off.” When we spot the imbalance, we can work to correct it to alleviate unpleasant symptoms and avoid long term complications. Stick with me in this longer post to learn more about PCOS and what you should know when approaching treatment.

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Why Do I Have a Low Milk Supply?

Why Do I Have a Low Milk Supply?

A low supply is frustrating at best and devastating at worst. Having a low milk supply at some point is relatively normal, though, and fluctuations can be attributed to a number of causes. Before throwing in the towel, read this guide to an abundant supply of breastmilk and consider some of the reasons why you might have a low milk supply. It could be a temporary problem to move past or something specific that you can remedy. 

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