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The Magic of Skin-to-Skin on Breastfeeding

You've heard that holding your newborn skin-to-skin is good for your baby, right? Also called “kangaroo care”, skin-to-skin care was originally developed in 1978 as a desperate move to save premature babies in resource-poor hospitals that lacked enough incubators.Over the years however, research has shown that skin-to-skin care benefits… Continue Reading >




Get to Know Comfrey

The healing properties that comfrey embodies date back to when the plant first received its name. In Greek, Latin, French, and German, comfrey translates to “I grow together” or “the one who makes firm”. Comfrey is still often referred to as “knit-bone” or “bruise-wort” for its prevalent use in herbal medicine.Indigenous to England,… Continue Reading >




Your Summer Skin Survival Guide

Being outside in the summertime is one of life’s greatest pleasures. But even the best day at the park or on the beach can quickly go sour when bug bites, sunburns, rashes, or cuts begin to take their toll. Children are particularly prone to rashes and bug bites during the summer months because they are outside more often, exploring under… Continue Reading >




Supporting a Positive Nursing Experience With Relaxation Tips and Herbal Breastfeeding Supplements

When breastfeeding is going well, it can be one of life’s most fulfilling experiences. When it is not, it can be extremely frustrating for mom and sometimes for baby as well. There are times when a number of factors can add up, leaving a new mother worried that her breastfeeding journey will continue to be difficult. These factors can… Continue Reading >




How Breastfeeding Colonizes the Healthy Microbiome of Your Baby

For many years we thought of our intestines – also known as our gut – as a pretty boring place. Our gut's responsibility was solely to digest food and absorb nutrients – an important but rather mundane conveyor belt of digestion.But it turns out that our gut is actually a command and control center for our immunity, representing an… Continue Reading >




Get to know Lavender

Lavender. The mere mention of the plant evokes sunshine, fields of vibrant purple-blue flowers, and its signature, unmistakable scent.One of the oldest documented herbs, lavender has a fascinating 2,500-year-old history dating back to the Egyptians, who used it to produce healing ointments and perfume, and as a balm for mummification… Continue Reading >




Breastfeeding Supports and Protects Maternal Mental Health

On the heels of Mother’s Day and in an effort to recognize the seriousness of depression during and after pregnancy, May has been declared National Maternal Depression Awareness Month.For many women and their families, pregnancy and the birth of a child are times of excitement and joy – that’s what most of us envision when someone is… Continue Reading >




Your Breast Milk and Motherlove Herbal Supplements

 Breast milk is the most complete food for babies, containing the perfect balance of nutrients that are essential for a baby’s growth and development. Many experts, including the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the World Health Organization (WHO), recommend that women breastfeed exclusively for six months and continue… Continue Reading >




The Sustainability of Breastfeeding: Protecting Both Babies and Mother Earth

It has become widely recognized that breastfeeding is the cornerstone of a child’s healthy development. In addition to containing all of the vitamins and nutrients your baby needs, breast milk supports your baby’s immune system and brain development. However, breastfeeding is also a cornerstone for something just as important but something… Continue Reading >




Motherlove’s CEO, Silencia Cox, to speak at Women Leading Green

For almost  30 years, Motherlove Herbal Company has focused on providing the best quality products for pregnancy, birth, and breastfeeding, while maintaining good stewardship of the environment. Right from the start, our body care products have been produced in glass containers that can easily be recycled or repurposed, unlike plastic… Continue Reading >




At Motherlove, it’s Earth Day 365 Days a Year

Every year around this time, it seems appropriate to remind our customers how important good stewardship of the earth is to us. Sustainability is in everything we do, and here at Motherlove, Earth Day happens every single day of the year.Within our Colorado community of Fort Collins, Motherlove participates in Trees, Water & People’s… Continue Reading >




Motherlove honored for helping abused and at-risk children

Realities For Children, an alliance of over 225 local Northern Colorado businesses that fund the unmet needs of Larimer County children who have been abused, neglected or are at-risk, has awarded Motherlove with the Beyond Business Award at the 20th Annual Realities For Children Awards Gala hosted on April 8th. For 20 years, The Realities… Continue Reading >