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Oatmeal: A Good First Food

Oatmeal: A Good First Food – and Bath! – for Baby by Maggie Mead wholesomebabyfood.com Oatmeal makes a warm, tasty and highly nutritious food for baby! There are few foods that are more warming and delightfully filling than a piping bowl of oatmeal on a cold morning. Don’t keep this yummy dish all to yourself, [...]

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An Expert’s Thoughts on Baby Skin…..

by Pina LoGiudice, ND, LAC InnerSourceHealth.com During my own pregnancy last year, thoughts of my baby were mostly of “is the baby growing ok” or, “is it a boy or a girl”, rather than any consideration of what his or her skin might look like. It wasn’t until about 2 weeks after giving birth to [...]

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Herbs to Avoid During Breastfeeding

Herbs To Avoid During Breastfeeding

Like the foods we eat and the medicines we take, some of the constituents in herbs are excreted in breast milk and are, therefore, ingested by a nursing baby. Some of the herbs on this list are included because they contain constituents that may be harmful to the mother or baby. Other herbs should be [...]

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Why is my skin so itchy? Is there anything I can do about it? And what about stretch marks? Are they really preventable?

Stretch Marks And Itchy Skin During Pregnancy

by Pina LoGiudice, ND, LAC InnerSourceHealth.com Why is my skin so itchy? Is there anything I can do about it? And what about stretch marks? Are they really preventable? As part of the miraculous journey of pregnancy, the skin of a mother-to-be will go through many changes. These are a result of increased circulation and [...]

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Skin Care Products - How Much Gets In?

Skin Care Products – How Much Gets In?

by Karin Parramore, LAc, CH In our increasingly polluted modern world, it is important to do all we can to avoid increasing the toxin load in our bodies. More and more people are choosing to eat organically grown foods and drink clean water, and many people choose to use all natural skin care products as [...]

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Antifungal Herbs and Essential Oils

Antifungal Herbs and Essential Oils

By Karin Parramore, LAc, CH We live in a world teeming with life, thanks in part to the high moisture content of our beautiful blue globe. After all, our planet holds 326 million trillion gallons of water!1 All that moisture is what allows for the verdant growth of life that makes Earth so unique. However, while we [...]

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