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PMS or PMDD

PMS or PMDD

PMDD Symptoms

  1. abdominal distention
  2. bloating
  3. cravings
  4. altered libido
  5. breast swelling
  6. pain
  7. weight gain
  8. dizziness
  9. headaches
  10. fainting
  11. fatigue
  12. insomnia
  13. acne
  14. pain
  15. hair loss
  16. minor accidents

PMDD Mindset/Emotional Feelings

  • Aggression
  • Angry outbursts
  • forgetfulness
  • restfulness
  • depression
  • loneliness
  • poor judgment
  • tearfulness

4 Galactagogues to Increase Your Milk Supply

4 Galactagogues to Increase Your Milk Supply

Are you a mom looking to increase your milk supply naturally?

As a momma of twins, I attempted to breastfeed for 3 weeks but had to stop due to recurring mastitis.

One of the key factors to increase your milk supply is to restore your nervous system. Along with galactagogues, you’ll want to add in nervines and adaptogens to soothe your stress as a new mom.

Worried about herbs while nursing? I get it, it can be scary. Grab this FREE checklist to learn how to know when a botanical is safe to take. Just add your email below 👇

4 Galactagogues to Boost your Milk Supply

Along with the botanicals, make sure you reach out to a lactation consultant to ensure you’re child has a good latch.

Here are the herbs mentioned in the video

#1 Marshmallow root tea

You can purchase marshmallow root {I like www.mountainroseherbs.com} bring to a boil and simmer covered for 20 minutes. This also soothes your gut lining and aids digestion.

#2 Oats and barley

Add oatmeal and barley to your diet to ease digestion and boost milk supply.

#3 Hops

Purchase hops as a tincture and add it to water to take daily

#4 Fenugreek

Look for mother’s milk tea or take a tincture or supplement.

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4 herbs to Promote relaxation when nursing

  • lavender
  • motherwort
  • Chamomile
  • Blue vervain

Ready to learn more? Grab this FREEBIE to feel confident using herbs while nursing.

 

What Every Mom ought to know about Postpartum Depression

What Every Mom ought to know about Postpartum Depression

Wondering if you have postpartum depression?

Watch these 5 videos, then grab your freebie below; The Postpartum Depression Relief Roadmap to recover from pregnancy faster.

xo

Tara

#1 Is it just the blues?

Postpartum Depression vs. The Baby Blues

#2 Look for these signs..

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#3 Blue or Depression, Start with these herbs

Alternatives to Medications for Postpartum Depression

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How to heal Postpartum Depression Naturally

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#5 What is EMDR and How can it help PPA & PPD

 

 

Warning! 5 Signs you Have Postpartum Depression

Warning! 5 Signs you Have Postpartum Depression

Wondering if you’re experiencing postpartum depression?

In this post and video, we’ll discuss the five signs that may show you may have Postpartum Depression, why this happens, and then the 5 things to check before taking anxiety medications.

What are the signs of Postpartum Depression?

  1. It typically begins 2-3 weeks after childbirth and lasts up to a year or longer
  2. There is a feeling of hopelessness
  3. no empathy or punctuations of happiness
  4. you may have anger, insomnia, and anxiety
  5. One key point, you may have suicidal thoughts for yourself or your child
    If you’re having these, please call the suicidal hotline.

Watch this video to listen in on the 5 signs of Postpartum Depression

What do you check before taking medication?

Ask your doctor to check these 5 things first

Get checked for:

  1. Iron deficiency anemia
  2. Vitamin D levels
  3. Vitamin Bs especially B12
  4. Thyroid levels; you can go from hyperthyroid to hypothyroid in a matter of months
  5. and Gut inflammation!
Grab this freebie to see the first steps in healing when you have PPD

Is it Postpartum Depression or The Baby Blues?

Watch this video as I describe my experience and how to decide if you need to reach out for help.

 

If you’re struggling, know there is hope. Even if you need medication for a bit, start with vitamins, minerals, a good diet, and nourishing self-care techniques to begin your healing.

xoxo

Tara

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