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Overcoming Mom Guilt When Having Another Baby

Overcoming Mom Guilt When Having Another Baby

The second time around, mentally preparing to have a baby can be especially worrying, since you’ve never loved two children before. If you can’t focus on her now, how much worse will it be when she is out and demands so much more of your time? We are here with wonderful ways to help you trust the process and take good care of your self during your second 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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After Birth Recovery Products New Moms Need

After Birth Recovery Products New Moms Need

The Sudden Shift from Pregnancy to Postpartum

After you’ve done the work and have pushed a new little human out of your body and into the world, your body knows it’s done something incredible. Every muscle screams it. Your organs seem to fall back into place with every step, every inch of your bottom aches, feeling bruised, swollen, heavy, and in shock.

 

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Self Care Must Haves for New Moms

Self Care Must Haves for New Moms

Your postpartum time with your new baby can be a magical time of bonding, snuggles, sweet baby sounds, breastfeeding, healing, and rest. It can also be exhausting, frustrating, physically uncomfortable, and challenging. Focusing on your own care means you will more easily be able to care for your newborn. For many of us, it is hard to put our own needs first - as women we often focus on what is best for the whole group, and put our individual needs behind others. However, when you have just given birth and are caring for a newborn, your needs and the baby’s needs work together in a special way. When you are taken care of, it is easier for you to take care of your baby. Now is the time to focus on what is best for you and your newborn.

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How to Heal from Mom Burnout

How to Heal from Mom Burnout

The trap is so easy to fall into. As moms, it feels like we do everything. Gestate the baby, deliver the baby, feed the baby, wear the baby…mom burnout makes sense in the early years, because our children are basically an extension of our own bodies. As the years go on, even when other family members can chip in more and more, the child’s needs change but the demand stays the same. In fact, it probably increases, just in different ways.

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What You Need to Know About Mastitis

What You Need to Know About Mastitis

The early postpartum discomfort of nipple soreness and engorged breasts can be challenging to work through, and most moms see relief after getting a good latch established, learning their baby and their baby learning them, and simply waiting a month or two for everything to level off. But sometimes – around 10%, the WHO estimates – breast soreness returns and then turns into mastitis.

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Woman's Balance - a Graceful Journey

Woman's Balance - a Graceful Journey

Establishing a woman's balance is about moving gracefully throughout the stages of your life–from maiden, to mother, to wise woman. Balance is not about being perfect all of the time, or that your life is exactly rationed into equal parts. Rather, balance allows for seasons of your life to unfold and flourish in the right time.

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