Does your Children’s Sunscreen actually Work?


The Environmental Working Group’s investigation of nearly 1,000 brand-name sunscreen products finds that 4 out of 5 don’t provide protection and/or contain chemicals that may pose health hazards. Some of the worst offenders are leading brands like Coppertone, Banana Boat and Neutrogena

Every Soon-to-Be Mom Must Know…

Mothers pass toxic chemicals to their babies through their umbilical cords, according to a groundbreaking study.The recent study commissioned by Washington-based Environmental Working Group found an average 200 industrial chemicals and pollutants (body load) in umbilical cord blood from 10 babies born in U.S. hospitals.

Food that Help to Increase Breastmilk

I have blogged about Hilary Jacobson CH.HU.SI’s dietary guidelines for nursing mothers in my post Tips to Increase Breast Milk Supply. Being an expert in her field, Hilary has also highlighted the fact that mothers have individual needs when it comes to lactogenic foods and herbs. In her book Mother Food for Breastfeeding Mothers, she… 

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Barley Water to Increase Breastmilk Supply


In Hilary Jacobson ‘s Mother Food for Breastfeeding Mothers, [tag]barley-water[/tag] is used to help mothers with chronic low milk supply. Taken for a week or two, mother can increase their [tag]milk supply[/tag] naturally. Make a pot in the morning and drink it throughout the day, warming each cup and sweetening it with a natural sweetener… 

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Tips to Increase Breast Milk Supply

According to Hilary Jacobson CH.HU.SI., what [tag]mothers[/tag] eat can influence their [tag]breast milk[/tag] supply. In her book, Mother Food for Breastfeeding Mothers, nursing moms need to adhere to a dietary guideline after birth. Apparently, getting a good start for the first few weeks after birth can be helpful in supporting the onset and development of… 

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Moms, Please Breastfeed Your Baby

This post is dedicated to my friend, Joey who will be a mom to a beautiful [tag]baby boy[/tag] this coming August; and also to all soon-to-be [tag]mothers[/tag]. In conjunction to [tag]World Breastfeeding Awareness Month[/tag], this post aims to spread the awareness of the benefits of [tag]breastfeeding[/tag]. “Human milk is the preferred feeding for all infants,… 

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Homemade Baby Food – A fresh start to healthy eating and much more

By Cheryl Tallman and Joan Ahlers Introducing solid foods is a very important step in your baby’s development and well-being, studies show that babies who are fed nutritious, healthy diets grow into stronger kids and better-adjusted eaters than those who are fed poor diets. Many parents don’t realize that making baby food at home is… 

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