• Midwives, Obstetricians and Doulas Midwives, Obstetricians and Doulas

    12 Aug , 2022

      What’s the difference, and how do I know which one to choose? What’s a Midwife? Midwives are basically the uncomplicated version of an OB/GYN. They are healthcare providers who deal with pregnancy, childbirth, newborn care, postpartum care, and routine women’s care (i.e., pap smears, birth control, pelvic exams). They tend to take a more holistic approach than your typical OB/GYN, and are usually supportive of mostly unmedicated births or...   What’s the difference, and how do I know which one to choose? What’s a Midwife? Midwives are basically the uncomplicated version of an OB/GYN. They are healthcare providers who deal with pregnancy, childbirth, newborn care, postpartum care, and routine women’s care (i.e., pap smears, birth control, pelvic exams). They tend to take a more holistic approach than your typical OB/GYN, and are usually supportive of mostly unmedicated births or...

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  • What I wish I knew before getting pregnant... What I wish I knew before getting pregnant...

    13 Jun , 2022

    Hindsight is 20/20, isn't that what they say? 10 things I wish I had known before I had a baby Let me preface this with a disclaimer: this is just one experience. Moms everywhere experience pregnancy and birth and the “fourth trimester” very differently. This is just a list of the things I wish I had known before my little one came home from the hospital. Buckle up, because it’s... Hindsight is 20/20, isn't that what they say? 10 things I wish I had known before I had a baby Let me preface this with a disclaimer: this is just one experience. Moms everywhere experience pregnancy and birth and the “fourth trimester” very differently. This is just a list of the things I wish I had known before my little one came home from the hospital. Buckle up, because it’s...

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  • FAQ Answered: How Long Should I Brew My Tea? FAQ Answered: How Long Should I Brew My Tea?

    20 Apr , 2016

    We’re often asked how long is “best” to brew the teas. For an ideal brew time there are a few factors to consider. So we’re going to answer the age old question – how long should I brew my tea? Teas like black tea and green tea have very specific brew times (and even ideal […]

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    We’re often asked how long is “best” to brew the teas. For an ideal brew time there are a few factors to consider. So we’re going to answer the age old question – how long should I brew my tea? Teas like black tea and green tea have very specific brew times (and even ideal […]

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  • Herb Highlight: Mint Herb Highlight: Mint

    19 Nov , 2015

    Mint has become one of the staple holiday flavors, from candy canes to the famous peppermint hot cocoa; it’s everywhere this time of year!  Did you know that a large majority of items using “mint” as a  flavor are actually using spearmint and not peppermint?  Peppermint possesses much stronger cooling properties and flavor than spearmint […]

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    Mint has become one of the staple holiday flavors, from candy canes to the famous peppermint hot cocoa; it’s everywhere this time of year!  Did you know that a large majority of items using “mint” as a  flavor are actually using spearmint and not peppermint?  Peppermint possesses much stronger cooling properties and flavor than spearmint […]

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  • Celebrate National Breastfeeding Month! Celebrate National Breastfeeding Month!

    06 Aug , 2015

    August is National Breastfeeding Month.  During the month you’ll see education about breastfeeding laws, workplace breastfeeding/pumping rights, breastfeeding tips, and more.  We wanted to introduce this month by sharing about Our Lady of La Leche. Our Lady of La Leche is our breastfeeding support tea.  It is full of galactagogues (herbs or foods which stimulate […]

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    August is National Breastfeeding Month.  During the month you’ll see education about breastfeeding laws, workplace breastfeeding/pumping rights, breastfeeding tips, and more.  We wanted to introduce this month by sharing about Our Lady of La Leche. Our Lady of La Leche is our breastfeeding support tea.  It is full of galactagogues (herbs or foods which stimulate […]

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