Your Options After Pregnancy Loss

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A part of pregnancy for some is loss Sometimes, a baby passes in utero, for various possible reasons. I am going to talk about some of the options one has after the misfortune of miscarriage/spontaneous abortion occurs. Once baby passes and loses fetal tone, they can take a bit to dispel. In this time frame,…

Toxic Positivity

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Examples & Alternatives To Toxic Positivity I have seen this in the birth work field (ESPECIALLY IN BEREAVEMENT AND POSTPARTUM), in Noah’s journey, in expressing my surrogacy journey and more, and I’m way over it, so I am here to make this a learning experience! What is toxic positivity? Toxic positivity is thinking you are…

Inositol: Sugar & Fertility

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Inositol – click here to purchase our favorite brand! Found in a variety of foods, including:CitrusBeansCantaloupeLecithinBananasKiwiPeachesCabbagePearsOkraTomatoesEggplantBell PeppersPumpkinPotatoesCarrots& BREAST MILK <3 This pseudo vitamin (considered B8), synthesized from yeast to create a glucose like structure, may provide relief for those suffering with anxiety, Type II diabetes and PCOS. Studies show no ill effects on the brain, only…

Iodine: Give Your Body A BOOST!

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Struggling with your thyroid?Need a metabolism boost?Fertility or hormone imbalance? Make sure you add an iodine supplement and iodine rich foods into your diet. I love applying iodine topically as I get to watch the orange dissolve into my skin! Topical iodine is approximately 12% bio available and the faster the orange disappears (unless you’re…

All About Lipase: Sour Milk?

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Lets talk LIPASE Lipase is a normal enzyme found in all breastmilk, a natural emulsifier that breaks down the fat in breastmilk to make it easier to digest for baby and some mamas have higher lipase activity than others. A high activity level of lipase is not dangerous, it just means your milk fat breaks…

Chasteberry Herbal Use

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Chasteberry (Vitex) This amazing little herb can be life changing for those struggling with infertility, menstrual problems and more!! It works by stimulating dopamine production in the brain, balancing the levels of prolactin, estrogen, progesterone and LH in the body. It can also stimulate opioid receptors, giving you a little buzz or pain relief from…

Natural Tips For Fibromyalgia

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Fibromyalgia Widespread muscle pain & tenderness, supposedly cannot be cured, severely misdiagnosed and undiagnosed, much more common than people believe, and perhaps it actually is curable… Let’s discuss. Those with fibromyalgia have an over-active sympathetic nervous system. What is that? Think about your fight-or-flight response. You release adrenaline, dopamine, cortisol, etc. If your body remains…

Methylcobalamin & Methylfolate Supplement

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Need a natural energy source that’s NOT coffee? Make sure you aren’t Methylcobalamin (aka B12) and Methylfolate deficient! This can be tested via a simple blood test, or if you hate being poked or don’t have the funds to be tested, give supplementation a GO blindly. If you don’t need it, you’ll just pee it…

Dry Brushing & Skin Detox

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Why I dry brush & “dirty” detox my skin & you should too! A charming picture of myself to show that I actually practice what I preach here, and that it works! I believe in it and I have seen the difference in my skin! So many people these days are searching for ways to…

Boosting Beta-Endorphins During Labor

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Boosting Endorphins During Labor For those of you that are choosing a physiological labor and birth, congratulations, you get a nice flow of beta-endorphins with surges of oxytocin, as needed! If you are experiencing induction, utilizing prescription pain relievers, or even getting an IV bag of Pitocin postpartum, you need to be stimulating your beta-endorphins….

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