Lying-in, the period of time for a mama to heal and bond with her newborn, has, sadly, become an antiquated notion, a practice predating current goals like “bouncing back” and “pre-pregnancy weight.” Traditional rites, ancient midwives and less hurried cultures all have healing, nurturing rituals, and these practices were created for a good reason. Earth […]
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Over the moon thinking about life with your new baby? While you’re planning your Lying-in, here are some essentials to help you have a comforting and calm recuperation so you can establish a bond with your baby while you heal your body! How long can you “lie in” – realistically do you have two days, […]
Who do nurses turn to when searching out safe alternatives for their patients? Earth Mama is a natural! An article by nurses who successfully greened their hospital system named Angel Baby Body Wash & Shampoo, Angel Baby Bottom Balm, Angel Baby Oil and Natural Nipple Butter as safer alternatives for pregnant and breastfeeding women and […]
How safe and natural are Earth Mama Angel Baby products? We love this question! When consumers take product safety seriously and their buying decisions equal a vote with their dollars, companies start to get the message. It’s part of Earth Mama’s mission to educate consumers about safe herbal products and clear, transparent product labeling. Nurse, […]
There are a lot of claims out there! When you see natural looking packaging and catchy, safe-sounding buzzwords get your magnifying glass and check the label!
GMOs and lanolin can be a hidden source of chemicals in your nipple cream. And since an awful lot of what you put ON your skin actually goes IN, it’s very important to choose carefully.
Birth plans are a good way to guide your thinking and provide everyone on your “team” with a map of what you envision as your ideal birth.