thyroid dysfunction

Postpartum Thyroid Dysfunction – Part 1

Postpartum Thyroid Dysfunction Part 1: Introduction – if you’ve given birth, you need to know this.   We’ve all heard it – the stories of hair loss, excruciating fatigue and trying mood swings –  almost of a  ‘right of passage’ to be experienced in the months following the birth of baby. Brain fog and memory loss, aka […]

constipation in pregnancy

Constipation In Pregnancy – Is Your Prenatal the Culprit?

Why Prenatal Vitamins Cause Constipation For good reason, most prenatal vitamins contain iron. We’ve chatted about the importance of carefully monitoring your iron status in pregnancy. Your health practitioner will routinely screen for anemia at the beginning of your pregnancy. A diagnosis of low iron in pregnancy is often accompanied by many confusing symptoms – […]

Scientific Evidence that Herbs Increase Milk Supply

Scientific Evidence that Herbs Increase Breastmilk Supply

Good Scientific Evidence Meets Traditional Wisdom Are you looking for evidence that herbs increase breastmilk production ? We LOVE it when science confirms what generations of wise people have known for ages. Our ancestors studied plant medicine in a number of ways, much of which was learned by direct observation and relationship with local, native […]