The Twelve Days Of Breastfeeding

The Twelve Days Of Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding definitely gives parents a certain element of freedom around the holidays. But that isn't to say your little nursling won't bring about other challenges while you're visiting your family this season. (But really, we all know who's actually causing most of those problems. Ahem, Aunt Janet...)

5 Takeaways From My VBAC2C

5 Takeaways From My VBAC2C

I had a C-Section Twice

… And then I birthed a baby vaginally.

DIY Bath Soak

Bath soaks are great for much more than just relaxation. Of course, a soothing salt bath is great for that too, but the benefits go well beyond a way to decompress at the end of a stressful day.

Benefits of bath soaks include:

  • Stress relief

  • Reducing muscle aches

  • Improving circulation

  • Headache relief

  • Speeding up wound healing (don’t use on direct open wounds)

  • During illness, especially respiratory illness

  • To help mineral absorption and improve sleep in children

  • For acne, eczema or other skin problems

  • Improving skin hydration

  • Balancing hormones

Ingredients + Recipe for Momma Botanical Bath Soak

Yields: 1 mini 4 oz. mason jar

¼ cup Epsom salt

¼ cup ground oats

2 tbsp. baking soda

2 tsp. herbs & flowers

5 drops lavender essential oil

In a large bowl combine Epsom salt and baking soda

and essential oil. Mix well. Add the rest of the

ingredients. Give it another good mix and spoon

into a clean jar.

To use: add a few tbsp. to a warm bath.


Coconut Lemon Labor Elixir

Coconut Lemon Labor Elixir

During labor it’s easy to forget about hydration. With all the physical exertion and activity we endure, we often don’t think about how it affects our electrolyte balance.