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Motherlove Is About Nurturing, So We Take Care of Our People

Motherlove is proud to be recognized by B Corp as a 2018 Best for the World: Changemakers company! This article originally appeared online at B the Change.Since our founding in the late 1980s, Motherlove Herbal Company has focused on nurturing. You will even find the word in our tagline: “Nurturing Life.” We nurture the Earth through… Continue Reading >

Tinctures vs. capsules? Liquid vs. dried herbs? Common questions about our milk supply products.

Every day, Motherlove staff members answer questions about our products on the phone, via email, and on social media. We are happy to be of service to the moms who use our products! But, to make things even easier, here are some responses to questions we often receive.What is the difference between Motherlove’s liquid extracts and… Continue Reading >

Why Does My Tincture Taste Different?

If you've tried a few different blends, you will notice each product may have a unique taste. For example, More Milk Special Blend in the traditional alcohol-based tincture will have a sharp taste due to the alcohol and herbal constituents. However, the alcohol-free version will have a slightly sweeter taste because it contains glycerin… Continue Reading >

How to Grow Your Company While Protecting the Environment

Motherlove is proud to be recognized by B Corp as a 2018 Best for the World: Changemakers company! This article originally appeared online at B the Change.It is exciting to watch your company grow. You look around and see new faces, new products, new locations and, you hope, you see your profits growing as well. However, if you are… Continue Reading >

Meet the Herbs in our Diaper Balm Salve!

When your baby’s irritated, you want nothing more than to make them feel better.  Our Diaper Balm is an all-natural salve to provide quick and effective relief. Made with 96% certified organic and cruelty-free ingredients, it is safe for newborns and compatible with all diapers, including cloth diapers, as it does not contain zinc oxide… Continue Reading >

Using Goat’s Rue to Support Your Milk Supply

Goat’s rue (Galega officinalis) is an herb which has been long used to support milk supply. It is often recommended by lactation consultants, and we at Motherlove love it so much that we even grow it on our own farm, where this photograph was taken.You may be wondering, what's so special about this herb? Below are just a couple of… Continue Reading >

Why Did My Milk Come in Late?

Written by Tanya, IBCLC  You've given birth and are waiting for your milk to come in.  And waiting. And waiting.  For those of us who find that our milk has come in late - generally defined as later than 72 hours after birth - it can be a frustrating and puzzling experience.  So, what are the factors associated with a delay in milk… Continue Reading >

Get to Know Chamomile

Let’s talk about chamomile.  Just hearing the name relays a sense of calm, soothing relaxation - right?Often associated with a night time cup of tea, this well known herb has many additional benefits, especially for skin, and can be found in Motherlove’s Pregnant Belly Oil and Pregnant Belly Salve.The name chamomile is derived from… 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 >

How to Hand Express

Hand expression to remove breast milk from your breast has been used by generations of women and throughout many different cultures. Knowing how to effectively hand express your milk from your breast can be extremely helpful if you ever experience engorgement, plugged ducts, or are separated from your baby in cases of emergencies in which… Continue Reading >

What to Expect When Your Milk Comes In

Written by Tanya, IBCLCYou've spent the first few days after your baby's birth working on getting the hang of breastfeeding. Then, your milk comes in.For most of us, the big event occurs once we're home and without hospital staff to help answer questions and provide support. So here is a general guide to what you can expect once your… Continue Reading >

World Breastfeeding Week 2018 - Supporting Over 18,000 Moms with Organic Nipple Cream

It’s our favorite month of the year at Motherlove because World Breastfeeding Week is upon us. World Breastfeeding Week is designed to encourage breastfeeding rates and help improve the health of babies across the world. Throughout August, there are thousands of worldwide events celebrating this event and we are grateful to be part of many… Continue Reading >