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.
by Arianna Sholes-Douglas, MD
As wonderful as the idea of pregnancy can be, getting and staying pregnant can be one of the most stressful life events a woman and her partner encounter. There are so many expectations that we hold about pregnancy.
by Karin Parramore, LAc, CH
Isn’t it comforting when familiar friends turn out to be powerful allies? One of the world’s most common spices, Ginger, is also an incredibly effective herbal medicine.