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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 >




Guest Post: Diaper Creams 101

We get a lot of questions here at Motherlove about diaper creams, especially about how to use a diaper cream with cloth diapers. We asked Jennifer Labit, the co-creator of bumGenius, Flip and Econobum and operator of Cotton Babies for her expert advice.What do parents who are new to cloth diapers need to know about diaper… Continue Reading >




Guest Post: Connecting Mothers—Scientific evidence proves you need a community

Our guest post this week is by Nancy Massotto, the Founder and Executive Director of the Holistic Moms Network, and mother to two boys. She holds three graduate degrees, including a Ph.D. in political science, specializing in gender studies and feminist theory.  Before founding the Holistic Moms Network, Dr. Massotto spent several years… Continue Reading >




Donor milk banking: A podcast interview with Pauline Sakamoto

We’re very excited to share our first Motherlove Podcast!  This interview, conducted by Tanya Lieberman, IBCLC, is with Pauline Sakamoto, President of the Human Milk Banking Association of North America.The interview answers many questions, including: Can you donate if you have a tattoo or a body piercing?  What happened to milk banks… Continue Reading >