Recently, a symposium at Notre Dame University led by Dr. Darcia Narvaez showed how important it is for mothers to breastfeed, touch, and respond quickly to baby’s needs. Gilan Gertz, a licensed social worker with a Master’s Degree in Pyschology, shared the results of this study in an article on Decoded Parenting and also took […]
A common cold is never fun, but getting one while also being pregnant or trying to breastfeed is even worse. While a few natural cold remedies may help mom deal with the symptoms, the following information should help her understand concerns connected with over-the-counter cold medicines and expecting or nursing women. Concerns about Over-the-Counter Medicines […]
Lavender oil is created from the distillation of the flower spikes of the lavender plant, which can be found all over the world, commercially grown or in private herb gardens. This oil produces a floral scent which some think is overpowering while others may feel a sense of nostalgia.