Category Archives for "Postpartum Health"

New mothers are often so focused on taking care of their children that they forget to take care of themselves. Learning how to get enough rest and nutrition and restoring your body and mind are all crucial to your health and the health of your baby.

Ayurvedic Hot Oil Self-Massage

One of the most effective practices for postpartum healing and throughout early motherhood is Ayurvedic hot oil massage called “Abhyanga.”

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12 Facts About Toddler Sleep Problems

One of the best resources I have found on all matters regarding sleep for babies, for all children, teens and particularly for toddler sleep problems comes from the book Sleepless in America by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka.

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How to Sleep Better by Getting Back To Nature

Modern electricity is something we take for granted. It lets us have and do so much, but there is one subtle and negative effect it can have on our health. Something some people are more sensitive to than other people.

Artificial light interferes with our body’s ability to sink into a restful sleep by disrupting our natural circadian rhythms. As someone who has suffered from sleep problems all my life, I have discovered that I am in fact quite sensitive to the effects of light and dark.

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10 Sleep Tips For Breastfeeding Moms

During my son’s early years, sleep was particularly difficult for me. After his night feedings, or if he woke up when he was teething, I often could not go back to sleep. I’d be up for hours, agitated and exhausted by the time morning came. Here are 10 sleep aids and tips that are effective & safe for breastfeeding mamas.

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Herbal Safety Tips for Breastfeeding Moms

Many women are concerned, and rightly so, about what gets passed on to their babies through their breast milk. Considering that we are exposed to thousands of chemicals now (even rocket fuel is being detected in breast milk!), things are rather complicated when it comes to discerning what’s best for the health of our babies.

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