Questions To Ask A Potential Midwife

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Recently I have seen a rise in people claiming to be a home-birth midwife that are not trained or equipped to provide the services they offer – all across the US. This has resulted in multiple fetal deaths, maternal deaths/harm, and unnecessary birth trauma. These ‘midwives’ are something to shy away from – here is…

The Secret to Enjoying Both a Lotus Birth and Placenta Consumption

The Secret to Enjoying Both a Lotus Birth and Placenta Consumption

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I always thought lotus birth was extremely interesting, but I also was not willing to give up  the many benefits of raw placenta consumption.  Recently though, I learned a way around this, where I could do both, and this is how. Our journey began on June 15th, 2019 at around 11 am when baby and placenta…

The Last Days of a Spirit Baby pregnancy

The Last Days of a Spirit Baby pregnancy

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I’ve waited for this child since August of 2017, when they first came to me and stated I was their mother. We’ve conversed on multiple occasions, we know each other well. Baby is finally in utero – just about ready to arrive! The journey has been incredible – the end teaching me the greatest lessons…

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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