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How Your Breastmilk Is Made

Did your breasts become fuller and more tender during pregnancy? This is a sign that your body was hard at work beginning the milk making process. Breast changes during pregnancy are a result of hormones that cause the milk ducts and glandular tissue (milk making cells) to grow and increase in size. The developing placenta stimulates the… Continue Reading >




6 Remarkable Properties of Breast Milk

Breast milk provides wholesome nutrition to babies, but that’s just the beginning. Scientific studies and the experience of nursing mothers continue to confirm that breast milk has an array of surprising characteristics and powerful health benefits. Whether a mother is producing an ample supply of breast milk when her baby is born or can… Continue Reading >




Nettle: More Than a Galactagogue

Nettle is a galactagogue, an herb that supports breast milk supply for nursing mothers. Nettle is believed to support lactation by providing essential nutrients. It is one of the most nutritious of the spring greens, containing high levels of vitamins and minerals, including iron, calcium, potassium, folic acid, B vitamins, vitamin K, and… Continue Reading >




The Soothing Herbs of Motherlove Nipple Cream

When you have sore, cracked nipples, you want safe and effective relief fast!Many women have found that Motherlove Nipple Cream softens and soothes painful breastfeeding nipples. Our creamy salve goes on easily and also serves as an excellent diaper balm. Motherlove Nipple Cream is made with 100% USDA certified organic, non-GMO and… Continue Reading >




Motherlove Certifications

Here at Motherlove, we want to make sure we are providing you with the best quality products, using the purest ingredients, in their most natural form. When picking up our products you will notice we have a variety of certifications on our boxes and jars - but what do the symbols mean? We’re here to walk you through each one and provide… Continue Reading >




Skin-To-Skin and Breastfeeding in the Operating Room After a Cesarean Birth

Think it’s not possible to experience the magic of holding your baby skin-to-skin and breastfeed in the operating room after a cesarean birth? We are happy to share that, in many cases, it is possible! Though it is not (yet) common practice, a growing number of providers are embracing skin-to-skin and breastfeeding immediately following… Continue Reading >