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I’ve mentioned before how extraordinarily lucky I was to spend three years outside, working in the garden to learn what would become the Earth Mama Angel Baby product line. Those three years were bliss. Each day I had nothing to focus on but which plants needed to be moved, pruned, nurtured or harvested. I learned […]



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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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What Herbs Encourage Breast Milk?

Katherine Zieman, ND, LM Birthpartners.com 503-492-1221 Herbs that encourage milk production are called galactogogues — from the Greek word gala meaning “milk” and agogos “to lead”. Following is a list of the many plants used traditionally for increasing a nursing mother’s milk supply. Many of these herbs can also be used to help induce lactation […]



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