Postpartum

Naturopathic C-Section Recovery (and my own Cesarean story!)

I was in disbelief when I found myself being wheeled on a stretcher into the OR for an unplanned c-section. After 2 days of going in […]

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How To Feed a Newborn (Prepping for Successful Breastfeeding)

  Will breastfeeding come naturally? How do I learn how to breastfeed? Do I need to use formula? My mom and grandmother say it comes naturally […]

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Thyroid Health for Moms-to-Be, Moms, and Babies

I’ve helped many women become pregnant after they’ve “failed” several rounds of in vitro fertilization (IVF). It didn’t take any fancy equipment, painful procedures, or expensive […]

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Why Am I Always Yelling / Tired / Crying? (Just What Is Postpartum Depression?)

Do you find that you can’t stop yelling at your family?  That you almost fall asleep driving yourself and baby to the doctor’s office?  That you […]

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Will I ever drink again: Alcohol and Nursing

The baby has arrived, you are home and beginning to think you may have settled a little in to this new parent thing.  You may even […]

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Herbs to increase milk supply: a guide to galactagogues

Worried about low breastmilk supply? This post will cover herbs to increase lactation.  Herbs that increase breast milk production are called “galactagogues.”  (“Galacta” = milk, “-gogue” […]

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