Trying To Conceive? You May Want To Put Away Your Yoga Mat, Says Study

Trying To Conceive? You May Want To Put Away Your Yoga Mat, Says Study

When you lay down your yoga mat and get ready to perform your sun salutations, you’re likely trying to do something beneficial for your health. But a recent study has discovered that these yoga mats, among other items we use every day, may actually be dangerous — especially for couples who are trying to get pregnant. Read more

Breastfeeding in Scandinavia

Breastfeeding in Scandinavia

In honor of the season, let’s venture to Scandinavia: the home of well-nourished children and the elf-like Swedish Santas called tomten. Santa traditions vary widely all over the world, but when my family thinks of Christmas traditions rich with history, our minds always go to the red capped, gnome-like creatures of Scandinavia. These small-statured Santas… Read more

Essential Things Every New Mom Needs

Essential Things Every New Mom Needs

One of the most exciting times in a woman’s life is having a child. Before having a child, a woman will usually go into nesting mode. For the most part, a new mother will have very little idea of what they need, which is why they will need to do their research. Getting things like… Read more

Do’s and Don’ts When Switching From Disposable to Cloth Diapers

Do’s and Don’ts When Switching From Disposable to Cloth Diapers

Whether it’s because you want to save money, preserve the environment, or use more natural products on your baby’s bottom, you have decided to switch from disposable to cloth diapers. To make this transition as easy as possible, check out the following do’s and don’ts: Do Your Research There are a lot of options to… Read more

A Birth To Remember: A Natural Mama’s Advice For Expecting Papas

A Birth To Remember: A Natural Mama’s Advice For Expecting Papas

I’m currently developing baby number four, and I’m more excited for birth than ever. I now have enough experience under my belt to know exactly what I want and need for our February arrival, and I finally have the confidence and knowing to stand for it. I’ve experienced both hospitals and midwife centers, but last… Read more

Why we choose infant potty training

Why we choose infant potty training

Practicing elimination communication, or infant potty training, with babies isn’t the same as toilet training for older children, but it sure does make that process much easier. One way to cut back on both the amount of diapers used every day, as well as the amount of time that kids spend in diapers before being… Read more

Breast Milk Sold Online: Is It Safe?

Breast Milk Sold Online: Is It Safe?

Breast milk is a nutritious resource that can benefit both mother and child. Infants are vulnerable at birth and susceptible to illnesses and disease. Ensuring that they receive the proper nutrients can aid in their growth and development. While infant formulas try to mimic the vitamins and minerals present in breast milk, you’ll find it… Read more