Have you tried essential oils yet? They are increasing in popularity and for good reason, they have so many amazing benefits for our body, mind and spirit. Personally I have been incorporating essential oils into my life for the past few years. I use them as aromatherapy for mental well-being and topically for immune support. I love that these little “potions” as my friend Erin calls them are natural and powerful plant derivatives. Continue reading
Getting labor started… naturally!
I am 39 weeks pregnant with my second baby. I feel like I’ve been waiting for this baby to come for sooooo long. It’s definitely a different feeling from the first time. I didn’t have expectations the first pregnancy and when I went into labor I had no idea how it would start and how long it would last- so I really didn’t think about it. Now all I can do is think about when it will start!!
Why I ate my placenta…
I know I know, it sounds really weird BUT hear me out. As a newly pregnant woman I was doing all the research on birth, getting my birth plan ready, figuring out all the baby gear I needed and what I wanted to pack in my hospital bag. I wanted to avoid as many unnecessary interventions and medicines as possible. I also talked to A LOT of new moms (mostly to ask about how bad labor really was) Continue reading