High Sex Drive During Ovulation: A Biological Desire to Procreate

High Sex Drive During Ovulation: A Biological Desire to Procreate

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Most articles claim that there is nothing biological that naturally gives women a desire to conceive. – I beg to differ. Our bodies are set up to desire sex around time of ovulation. Those with regulated hormone function anyway! Our hormones work in harmony throughout our cycles to accommodate each stage. After menses, the level…

Having TWO uteruses and cervixes – An Anatomy Anomaly

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Have you ever heard of someone being pregnant but never noticing because they still had a period? How about someone who was pregnant but conceived again while pregnant, carrying two babies? It is possible! There are many variables that could cause this to happen. Today, we are going to talk about a few variations of…

Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby!

Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby!

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Sex is such a taboo topic in our society, isn’t it?? But… why?? If we were more open and proud about our sensuality and sexuality, perhaps we would be able to solve more issues such as painful sex, boring sex, or even, lack thereof. There are so many variables and subjects to discuss in sex,…

“Birth High” After Delivery

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After a natural physiological birth, did you feel kind of out of it? Say some super funny things? Not know exactly what was going on for a little while after delivery? This is what we call the “After Birth High”! But why does this happen?! During physiological – undisturbed labor/birth we experience a normal hormonal…

🌸 Fetal Ejection Reflex (FER)🌸

🌸 Fetal Ejection Reflex (FER)🌸

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You know how when you watch movies, doctors will instruct a woman when to push while delivering her baby? Did you know that “pushing” usually isn’t even necessary during natural labor and birth? Instructed pushing can actually be harmful. Mother should be following her instincts, solely, instead of relying on others to tell her when…

Professionals That You May Have Never Considered – But Need To!

Professionals That You May Have Never Considered – But Need To!

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When you get a positive pregnancy test, the first thing that may come to mind is finding a care provider, either an OB or midwife, but do not let the ball stop rolling after you find one, there are many more professionals that can benefit you in your pregnancy and postpartum, that you can plan…

What Makes HERBAL Different From Other Doula Certification Programs

What Makes HERBAL Different From Other Doula Certification Programs

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Doula certification organizations are not all the same! It is very important to be sure you know the morals and standards of a certifying program before purchasing. Be sure you can stand behind their beliefs! Many organizations have rules, obligations, additional fees, etc. Be informed before purchasing! Most all Doula & Birthkeeper certification programs will…

Traumatic Births Impact Everyone

Traumatic Births Impact Everyone

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When we talk about birth trauma, why do we look at the baby and say, “At least the baby is healthy.. You will be okay.”? Is the baby actually okay? Are the birth workers attending okay? What about mom’s partner? And is mom ever going to truly be okay after that experience? The answer is…

An Exclusive Pumper’s Experience, Twice Over

An Exclusive Pumper’s Experience, Twice Over

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HERBAL is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. I never planned to be an exclusively pumping mama; in fact, I wanted more than anything to nurse my first son. But, between the NICU, lip ties, an ignorant pediatrician,…

When your Doctor Chooses for you, They aren’t Choosing FOR you.

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The practice of paternalism in the medical field is becoming more common. Where the patient is tricked into blindly trusting the doctor, because the doctor is believed to be the “educated professional”. What many do not realize is the conflict of interest that comes with their medical suggestions. Convenience and revenue are two factors that…

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