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My Secret Homemade Facial Cleanser Recipe

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Sometimes when making natural home remedies, the results can be subpar. For example, I have had a few friends make their own mascara and let’s just say, they’re better off not wearing mascara at all if that’s what it’s going to look like. Or sometimes it takes hours upon hours to create at home what would [...]

How to Create a Sustainable Birth Community

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Birth workers enter their occupations (midwifery, nursing, doula, obstetrics, etc.) to help women have a positive pregnancy, birth and postpartum. How we make that happen is unique to each individual, but I think we have that main goal in common. Birth workers are very passionate about what they do and are typically not in it [...]

Labor Day Birth Story Link Up!

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Birth Story Link Up Do you have a birth story published online?  If so, I’d love to read it! All you have to do is comment below with the url and that’s it! Bonus points if you use the “link up” image and put it on your blog with a link back to this post.  More [...]

Coming Soon: Morning Sickness Remedies eBook

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Big News! If you follow me on Facebook or subscribe to my newsletter you may have already heard the news.  But for those who haven’t, I have written an amazing, extremely helpful and thorough eBook called Morning Sickness Remedies.  My previous posts (here and here) on morning sickness remedies have been very popular, but I [...]

Get Your Birth Stories Ready, Ladies!

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Birth Story Link Up on Labor Day In three days Mother Rising will be hosting a Labor Day Birth Story link up! In a nut shell I will be finishing and posting Eden’s birth story (part one can be found here) and I want to hear your story too! Come back on Monday and leave a [...]

My Blessingway | Mother Rising

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A Blessingway Before each of my children were born, my dearest friends celebrated with me by throwing me a Blessingway (also called a Mother Blessing).  After my blessingway I left feeling supported, encouraged and excited for what was to come. I felt that my well being and how well I transitioned to motherhood (or not) mattered.  [...]

Herbal Remedy for Pregnancy and Anemia | Mother Rising

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The most common type of anemia in pregnancy is iron deficiency anemia.  I’ve had clients, friends and family diagnosed with pregnancy anemia so in my world it seems quite common. Their symptoms were extreme fatigue (that didn’t lift after the first trimester) and feeling weak.  Some felt mildly depressed.  (Postpartum depression is increased when mom’s have low iron.) [...]

LuSa Organics’ Belly Balm Giveaway | Ecological Babies

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This is a fun giveaway because I get to share with you two of my favorite companies, LuSa Organics and Ecological Babies! LuSa is great because they make great smelling, fair trade products (for example, their Baby Wipe Juice smells delicious). Ecological Babies is great because I know the owner (she’s part of the Tallahassee Doula [...]