Nettle Tea for Postpartum Fatigue & Exhaustion

Nettles and nettle tea are a great restorative and soothing medicinal used to help with postpartum fatigue, exhaustion and some of the anxiety that many new mothers feel.

Nettle tea is very nourishing though it has a robust leafy flavor. I sometimes have it instead of a cup of black tea because it gives me a slight pick me up, but it’s calming at the same time, unlike black tea. Its deep green chlorophyll helps create strong rich blood which strengthens a woman’s vitality. Since they are both a calming and restorative herb, nettles are a great choice as part of a natural treatment for postpartum fatigue and anxiety.

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6 Vitamins & Supplements for Postpartum Exhaustion

The main thing I hear from new moms during the postpartum period (from a few months to two years) is exhaustion. During this time, there are huge demands on your body, including breastfeeding, replenishing the lost nutrient reserves and blood from pregnancy and labor, going back to work, adapting to a new life and many sleepless nights. These additional demands contribute to what is termed postpartum exhaustion which can lead to postpartum depression.
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How to Stay Calm When Your Baby Won’t Stop Crying

Taking care of a baby can be downright stressful. I think every parent has experienced being at their wit’s end and feeling like they’re going to lose it! Maybe you were up all night with your crying baby, you’re exhausted, you just want a break and you still have other responsibilities. Your nerves are frayed and it feels like your doing all you can to hold it together.

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