I love a good detox. My favorite are quick, easy, and gentle detoxes. I’m currently breastfeeding and it’s not advised to do drastic detoxes while nursing or pregnant. But here’s a list that us mamas can do. But don’t worry, you don’t have to be pregnant or nursing to see the effects of these quick and easy detoxes. Effective enough for everyone, gentle enough to do while nursing or pregnant. These can be done simultaneously or choose your favorite.
When I first found out I was pregnant, I knew I wanted to have as natural of a pregnancy and labor as possible. I had one appointment with my OB/GYN shortly after I became pregnant. She gave me her schedule of tests & procedures and I knew right away that that was not the kind of pregnancy I wanted. It didn’t take me long to decide that I wanted to use a midwife. And luckily for me, my husband was 100% supportive of that decision. [Read more…]
Probiotics and pregnancy: the many health benefits and what you need to know. Probiotics are one of my favorite health topics. Health begins in the gut and it begins with good bacteria called probiotics. It is especially important to have these good bacteria in your gut when you are pregnant. [Read more…]
From your first doctor visit to confirm that you are pregnant, you are bombarded with pamphlets, magazines, lists, and rules. Some of them I agree with. Some of them….I don’t. Here are a few of the rules I am breaking. [Read more…]
A whole foods diet is, of course, very important for overall health and wellness. But in today’s toxic world, my family takes additional supplements to make up for any missing nutrients in our diet. Here are my favorites.
What’s the most common question I get asked about oils? No, it’s not “what oil should I use for xxx?” It’s this:
“Why should I buy Young Living oils when I can buy oils at my health food store or on Amazon?”
Lots of new moms plan on breastfeeding. And lots of moms try very hard to breastfeed. And lots of moms……can’t. So what is the best, natural, healthiest alternative to that oh-so-perfect breast milk? Here’s what I did. [Read more…]
Ahhhhh. Bath time! If you are like me, finding time to take a relaxing bath is hard to do. But here are a few reasons why you should make time for a detox bath. [Read more…]