Tips for Keeping Your Family Healthy This Winter Naturally

Tips for Keeping Your Family Healthy This Winter Naturally

With winter coming quickly, many parents are already anticipating the illness that typically comes with it. Here in Colorado, we’ve had hailstorms all summer and we saw our first slow flurries yesterday with the rain, and it’s only September.But with these tips for keeping your 

Food Cures for Morning Sickness Early in Pregnancy

Food Cures for Morning Sickness Early in Pregnancy

So the morning sickness has finally set in. Although you may have been lucky enough to avoid nausea for a few weeks in the beginning, it normally sets in between six and eight weeks of pregnancy. For many women, the exciting day when you can 

The Facts About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

The Facts About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Ever heard of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)? If you’re a woman who has had trouble getting pregnant, you might have. Just about everyone else? Probably not. PCOS, or Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, is one of the most common causes of female infertility, affecting 6% to 12% 

Foods That May Be Keeping You From Getting Pregnant

Foods That May Be Keeping You From Getting Pregnant

So everyone (in TTC circles) talks about all of the super foods able to help you get pregnant. No doubt you’ve read an article or five on the topic if you’re trying to conceive, but what about the foods you should be staying away from? 

Homemade Postpartum Herb Bath

Homemade Postpartum Herb Bath

Pregnancy and childbirth are difficult. During pregnancy all sorts of crazy things happen to your body. Your ribs spread to make room for baby, your stomach swells, all of your organs get smashed and pushed around, and even your hips spread, all to make room 

The Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth

The Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth

There are so many different systems for laboring moms available under a variety of names. Many of these however, were created to help laboring mothers while in the hospital. I’ll discuss some of the various methods below, but the focus of this article is on 

What Every Pregnant Woman Needs to Know About Prodromal Labor

What Every Pregnant Woman Needs to Know About Prodromal Labor

If you’ve been pregnant before, you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about. If not, this is going to be an interesting read. Towards the end of your pregnancy, around the 8th month, or around 32 weeks or so, you may start feeling “contractions,” or what 

I’m Pregnant! Now What Do I Do?

I’m Pregnant! Now What Do I Do?

It’s one thing to say that you want to get pregnant, to dream of having a baby, and even to go buy baby stuff, but when you get that positive pregnancy test, it’s a whole different ball game. I shook for twenty minutes straight the 

Common Misconceptions About Conception

Common Misconceptions About Conception

There was a time when women wishing to get pregnant might try drinking a potion made with powdered wolf’s penis. Alternately, she could wear a charm made from a quail’s heart. If that didn’t work, she could take to the garden and plant a rosemary 

Are Pads and Tampons Dangerous for You?

Are Pads and Tampons Dangerous for You?

Of all the things we think about when trying to be healthier, feminine products don’t usually rank up there very high. Of course we consider the food that we eat and the amount of exercise that we are getting. How many people think about the