Red Raspberry Leaf Tea – What Every Pregnant Woman Needs

Originally posted on Journey To Here:
Red Raspberry Leaf Tea is an herbal tea that should be in the kitchen of every pregnant woman and even those who aren’t (it’s actually good for everyone). I should preface this post by saying that I was not a fan of tea, herbal or otherwise prior to learning…

Radical Birthwork as an Act of Resistance

Midwives play an important role in healthy outcomes for mother and infant. As a woman’s primary health provider, midwives have traditionally cared for all aspects of a woman’s reproductive well-being. Many of us are not aware or have been kept unaware that midwives are an option and, in many cases, a much more holistic andContinue reading “Radical Birthwork as an Act of Resistance”

InCultureParent | Why African Toddlers Don’t Have Tantrums

In many African cultures it is normal to breastfeed until well into toddlerhood. It is also normal for older children under the age of six or seven to breastfeed again with their younger sibling, if the mother stopped breastfeeding because of another pregnancy. Having grown up in both Africa and Europe, I found it fascinatingContinue reading “InCultureParent | Why African Toddlers Don’t Have Tantrums”

Hold Off On Holding My Baby!

Only A Mothers Touch: 5 Ways to politely say, “Hands Off” My Newborn!   I am not going to beat around the bush with this months post. After having this conversation with several new mothers, I had to write about it. It made me get a bit emotional because, in Western society, we have beenContinue reading “Hold Off On Holding My Baby!”