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Breastfeeding in hot weather

Does my breastfed baby need water in hot weather? Breastfeeding myths busted! It’s our favourite day of the week – Myth Bustin’ Monday! Q: Mercury is rising and it’s hot outside! Should I give my breastfed baby additional water to prevent dehydration? A: Research confirms that babies who are exclusively breastfed don’t need extra water […]

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Natural Sunburn Treatment

Treat sunburns naturally, safely and effectively. Tamanu oil is nature’s answer to irritated, sunburned, sensitive skin. So like a lot of Canadians, whose skin hides under fleece and wool for 8 months of the year, I’m pretty pale at the start of summer (pale might be an understatement ?). Aaaaaand, we might be a little […]

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Herbal tinctures top choice to increase breastmilk supply

What is a tincture? Tinctures are liquid extracts of herbs that are taken orally, by mouth. Typically extracted in alcohol, they are convenient and a highly effective mode of administrating concentrated botanical medicines. Breastfeeding moms should support lactation with tinctures, not tablets. Moms seeking herbal solutions for low milk supply face an overwhelming number of […]

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Lactation Consultants Welcome Rumina Naturals with Open Arms

ILCA 2016 – the gathering of dedicated International Board Certified Lactation Consultants – and our debut! This year’s conference celebrated baby-friendly practices that support and promote breastfeeding – in all settings and stages. We were so energized and completely inspired to be surrounded by practitioners and vendors whose hearts and minds are passionately devoted to […]