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Podcast:  Can you give your baby enough Vitamin D by increasing your own levels?

You’ve probably heard about the importance of having enough Vitamin D - both for yourself and your baby.  And your pediatrician may have recommended that you give your baby a Vitamin D supplement.In recent years, research has shown that having low levels of Vitamin D is associated with a number of health problems in adults, including… Continue Reading >




At Motherlove, Every Day is Earth Day

This week, communities around the world will celebrate Earth Day.  Here at Motherlove, we’re not doing anything special.That’s because we observe Earth Day every day of the year.Motherlove was born from a deep respect for the gifts from the natural world, and we aim every day to create our products in ways that protect and preserve… Continue Reading >




Five reasons to love nursing a toddler

We’re posting today as part of the April Carnival of Breastfeeding, sponsored by the Motherwear Breastfeeding Blog and the Blacktating Blog.  The theme this month is extended breastfeeding, and you’ll find lots more on this topic in the links at the bottom of this post.At Motherlove we fully support breastfeeding past infancy.  Here are… Continue Reading >




Why do we use glass containers?

Here at Motherlove, we are dedicated to creating the highest quality herbal care products to support you in pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, and in caring for your baby.  We use the utmost care in our choice of ingredients and methods of production.We don’t just say that, we really mean it. We were making these products long before… Continue Reading >




Green Apps for Green Moms

iPhone Apps for Green ParentingMore iPhone Apps for green parenting have been unearthed, so to speak. Check out our new finds and, yes, there may just about be an app for everything.Simply OrganicFrom the creators of Simply Organic, an all-organic brand from Frontier Natural Products Co-op™, is the Simply Organic Recipe App for the… Continue Reading >




Podcast: Herbs to increase your milk supply, with Motherlove founder Kathryn Higgins

We’re very happy to share a podcast interview with Motherlove Herbal Company founder and owner Kathryn Higgins on galactagogues - herbs to increase milk supply!Kathryn talked with Tanya about several commonly used herbs to increase milk supply, herbs that are particularly helpful for mothers who have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) or… Continue Reading >




Motherlove Nipple Cream Tested on Nursing Bras and Pads

Meet two small business owners who know a lot about breastfeeding: Nicole Zoellner, owner of Nizo Wear and the inventor of the painless nursing bra, and Catherine Bolden, the woman behind The Willow Store and organic nursing pads.While Motherlove Nipple Cream is effective in quickly relieving the discomfort of sore, cracked nursing… Continue Reading >




10 Organic Facts You Need to Know

Our guest post this week is from Jennifer Rose, the new media manager and staff writer for the Organic Trade Association. The Organic Trade Association (OTA) is the membership-based business association for the organic industry in North America. We asked Jennifer to give us 10 facts that we all need to know about organic.1.  Organic… Continue Reading >




Guest Post: Choosing and Fitting the Right Nursing Bra

If you’re planning to breastfeed, at least two or three nursing bras should be on your essentials list. It’s important to choose a nursing bra to match your lifestyle, your breast size, and your personal preferences.To help you on your nursing bra selection process, we’ve consulted with Nicole Zoellner, mom and owner of Nizo Wear bras. A… Continue Reading >




Podcast:  Breast surgeries and breastfeeding, with Diana West

We’re talking breastfeeding after breast reduction surgery, breast augmentation surgery, breast lifts, and nipple piercings on this month’s Motherlove Podcast!Tanya interviews Diana West, IBCLC, founder of the web’s best resource on breast surgeries and breastfeeding:  bfar.org, and lowmilksupply.org.  She is author of Defining Your Own… Continue Reading >




BlogHer Sponsorship Blog Contest

We have become friends with so many amazing bloggers that it’s impossible to pick just one (or a dozen) to sponsor for BlogHer, so we decided to let you pick amongst yourselves. Here’s the skinny:Motherlove will give three $50 sponsorships to three bloggers, one in each category. The categories are all breastfeeding related, but you… Continue Reading >




Podcast:  Facebook vs. The Leaky Boob

We’re very pleased to post an interview with Jessica Martin-Weber, founder of The Leaky B@@b Facebook page and website, on Facebook’s deletion of her page and the pictures and pages of many breastfeeding mothers.Jessica talked to Tanya Lieberman, IBCLC, about what has happened to her page and to the pages of many women who have posted… Continue Reading >