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Breastfeeding & Herbal Safety Mini-Course

Learn how to make smart decisions for you and your baby if you’re taking herbs while breastfeeding in this short but in-depth 30-minute mini-course.

Mariana Kurko L.Ac

Hi! I’m Mariana. I’m a licensed practitioner of Traditional Chinese medicine and the creator of Mamashine.

I’m passionate about women’s health in particular in early motherhood. I went through my own trials as a new mom with several postpartum ailments along with exhaustion and postpartum depression.

I created Mamashine to help other women struggling with similar issues and wanting to use holistic options. In my free time, I can be found songwriting and recording folk music.


Motherbirth and the Gift of Forgetting

Motherbirth and the Gift of Forgetting

The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new. - Osho Have you ever lost yourself? I know I have, at least three times now. Three new babies, three new...

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3 Tiny Tips For Staying Afloat Postpartum

3 Tiny Tips For Staying Afloat Postpartum

Let’s face it, there’s no magical fix for the demands of life with a newborn/infant/toddler, and there’s no one-size-fits-all advice that can make the role of a new parent easy! But occasionally a random insight helps make daily life along the way a just little bit...

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