• Epsom Salt Bath: The Benefits & How To Take One

    Epsom salt was first discovered bubbling up from an underground spring in the early 17th century. Local farmers noticed wounds healing on the legs of cattle that waded in the water. Soon people began flocking to the underground springs for its healing powers. What is Epsom Salt? Epsom salt is not actually salt at all. The minerals magnesium and sulfate form the mineral compound. It is widely believed to have been discovered in Epsom, England.…

  • Postpartum Hair Loss: How to Stop it Naturally

    Postpartum hair loss has happened to me. My third baby is now 13 weeks old and I’m currently deep in the trenches of it occurring for the third time. However this time I’m actively nourishing my body to help decrease the amount of hair I’m losing. When Does Postpartum Hair Loss Occur During pregnancy, you likely experienced a full head of hair. This is due to how pregnancy hormones affect the hair cycle along with…

  • Choosing A Pediatrician: Plus 8 Questions You Will Want To Ask

    The person that you choose to provide healthcare for your child is an important person. This individual plays a crucial role in your child’s health. They will get to know your child very well in those first few years. Babies have many visits during their first 3 years of life. You can expect to take your child for an exam when they are first born, at 2 weeks, at 1 month, at 2 months, 4…

  • Postpartum Care: The Non-Toxic Essentials

    The postpartum period begins after a woman gives birth. During this time the woman will experience varying emotions along with hormonal and physical changes. As she learns to care for the new baby, she must also care for herself. There are three phases of the postpartum period. The initial phase occurs in the immediate 24-48 hours after childbirth. The second postpartum phase lasts for up to six weeks after you give birth. The final stage…

  • Deodorant: 10 Ingredients You Need To Avoid

    I know there are plenty of scare tactics out there regarding why you need to do this or that. The truth is, you need to be doing what works for you. However, one change I would urge you to consider is switching to natural deodorant. Over 90% of Americans are using deodorant daily. That’s a lot of us. But what you may not realize is that the deodorant you’re using may be hurting you. Aside…