Pitocin Is The New Episiotomy

Pitocin Is The New Episiotomy

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If you were a fly on the wall on a Labor & Delivery floor, you would see a bag of Pitocin or Synthetic Oxytocin being hooked up to a majority of the IVs on the floor. For some, Pitocin is absolutely necessary to stop a serious hemorrhage, but why is it being used routinely for…

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…

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…

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,…

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