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Motherlove’s Video Series - The History of Motherlove

In addition to our most recent video highlighting our three pillars, Motherlove worked with a local videographer, Aaron Colussi, to capture the history of Motherlove. As we’ve shared on our blog before and at countless shows and presentations, Motherlove was founded over 30 years ago by a young mother and herbalist, Kathryn Higgins. Our… Continue Reading >

Herb Sediments in Tinctures

We have had several customers recently wonder about a dark residue on the dropper when they open up a bottle of our tinctures. Some have even been concerned that it appears to be mold in the dropper!Fear not – what may appear to be mold in the dropper or inner seal of a Motherlove product is most assuredly NOT mold. So what is it? We are… Continue Reading >

What are Wildcrafted Herbs?

It’s common to see “organic” herbal ingredients on everything from teas to shampoos to toothpaste. A category of herb you don’t see nearly as often is “wildcrafted”. What exactly are wildcrafted herbs?Long before USDA certification was the gold standard in the personal care industry, gathering all natural herbs was called… Continue Reading >

Launching Motherlove’s video series

Motherlove is always looking for new ways to connect with the moms, IBCLCs, midwives, and families who use our products. Throughout the year, we participate in over 250 events that target these groups of people. Perhaps you’ve even seen our staff working at an event or have received our samples at a local show. If so, we’d love to hear… Continue Reading >

Is Your Hospital Gown Breastfeeding Friendly?

You’re probably familiar with the typical itchy, chemical-smelling hospital gown. These medical gowns have been worn by generations of women as they birth and bond with their newborn baby. But did you know that those faded gowns can actually be breastfeeding restrictive? Most common hospital gowns don’t have adequate access to share… Continue Reading >

Pumpspotting and The Breast Express!

Blog contribution by pumpspottingAt Motherlove, partnering with other businesses who support mothers on this all-important journey of motherhood is part of what makes us who we are. We are fortunate to be able to support pumpspotting, a company that connects breastfeeding women over milk, motherhood, and the best places to nurse and… Continue Reading >

Our Carbon Footprint

One of Motherlove’s founding principles, or pillars, as we call them, is “Sustaining and Giving”. We’ve talked on this blog before about how we are committed to being a good steward of the environment and how we like to give back to our community. We have solar panels above our facility, we divert 98% of our waste from the landfill, and we… Continue Reading >

Sponsoring the Great Cloth Diaper Change with Motherlove’s Cloth Diaper Safe Diaper Balm

For the past 8 years, the annual Great Cloth Diaper Change (GCDC) has been bringing families together to help promote the benefits of cloth diapering. In 2011, a Guinness World Record was set when 5,026 babies simultaneously had their cloth diapers changed at 127 locations across the world. In 2014 that record was beaten and the highest… Continue Reading >

Will I Make Colostrum If I’m Still Nursing My Toddler?

Guest blog post by Tanya, IBCLCYes, you will.  Part way through your pregnancy - it varies by mother but generally begins in the second trimester - your milk will change from mature milk to colostrum. Your older child may take this in stride and continue to nurse, nurse more, take a break from nursing, or wean entirely.  However your… Continue Reading >

Why Motherlove Doesn’t Sample Supplements

Here at Motherlove, we are often asked for samples of our best-selling lactation supplements. We wanted to take a moment to explain why Motherlove has not created a supplement Sample Program. When taking one of our blends, women often see results in as little as 1-3 days. If a mama were to take a sample packet that only lasted a few days… Continue Reading >

Our Nipple Cream Named Winner of The Bump Best of Baby Awards!

Motherlove is excited to announce that we have been selected as a 2018 winner of The Bump Best of Baby Awards. This prestigious awards program by The Bump, the definitive voice for millennial parents, honors excellent achievement in fertility, pregnancy and parenting products, and has quickly become the go-to list that every expectant and… Continue Reading >

Who’s Who? Different Types of Breastfeeding Support

When breastfeeding issues arise, many mothers find themselves unsure of who to turn to for support and guidance. With the plethora of breastfeeding support credentials, it can be overwhelming for mothers, especially new mothers, to know which credential can help with their particular situation. We have compiled a list of different types of… Continue Reading >