Pregnant woman on sunset beach

Where a woman chooses to birth her child has many complexities behind it. Before I get started though, I want to make something clear. To anyone who has given birth, no matter how it happened, you are a rockstar. For…

Maybe you've heard, but an increasing number of Americans are deficient in Vitamin B12 (also called cobalamin). This water-soluble vitamin is vital to our brain health and overall function. In fact, a deficiency is associated with neurodegenerative diseases such as…

Mullein - an herb that can be used for mastitis

  Oh, mastitis, how I don't love thee. If you don't know what mastitis is, just image that you came down with a very sudden and really bad cold. And then a train hit you. Really. You get achy all…

Iron source: Dandelion Seeds with Dandelion greens

  Suffering from low iron? Diagnosed with anemia? This seems to be a common issue, especially among pregnant mothers and those who have recently had a baby.   Can't I just take a pill? There are definitely a lot of…

Pregnant woman in white dress holding belly

Pregnancy is an incredibly beautiful time in a woman's life. The ability to participate in creation in such a powerful, raw way, is something that I will always be in awe of. Unfortunately though, many women, myself included, have experienced…

Woman breastfeeding in a field during a sunset

  The smell of a newborn...I don't know that anything beats it. The combination of milky breath from a recent breastfeeding session and the softest, smoothest skin smells like pure love.   For some mothers though, that milky breath smell doesn't…

Test Tubes on Lab Table

  Let me start by saying that if you or someone you love is facing a cancer diagnosis, there is hope. No matter what the prognosis is, there is always hope. Never lose sight of that. Never let a doctor…