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The Birth Survey:  Share your experience, learn from other moms

Are you pregnant and interested in other moms’ experiences at your area hospitals?  Want to know what they think about different OBs and midwives?Or have you given birth in the last three years and want to share your experience with your providers and hospital?Then check out The Birth Survey, a project of the Coalition for Improving… Continue Reading >




Podcast: Breastfeeding in the military

In honor of Memorial Day we’re very happy to share this podcast interview with Robyn Roche-Paull, author of Breastfeeding in Combat Boots.Robyn is a US Navy veteran who breastfed while serving on active duty as an aircraft mechanic, and is a lactation consultant and La Leche League leader.  Her work focuses on helping mothers on active… Continue Reading >




Postpartum mood disorders: Know if you have one, and where to turn for help

May is National Maternal Depression Awareness Month, and with 15-20% of mothers suffering from some kind of postpartum mood disorder (depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress), we thought we’d present a few answers to common questions.We posed some questions about postpartum depression and other postpartum mood disorders to Annette… Continue Reading >




Favorite online breastfeeding resources

With all of the breastfeeding information available online, it can be tricky to find a trusted, reliable source for good breastfeeding support.So we asked you on Facebook where you go for breastfeeding information on the web.   Here’s where you told us you go:KellymomAsk Dr. SearsMotheringLa Leche LeagueDr. Jack… Continue Reading >




Happy Mother's Day from Motherlove!

We’re wishing all mothers a wonderful Mother’s Day this Sunday!We thought you’d enjoy this video, “Your House is Strong,” produced by MotherWoman, an organization dedicated to supporting and empowering mothers to create positive personal and social change.  Motherwoman teamed up with internationally-known singer/songwriters The Nields to… Continue Reading >




Four artistic ways to honor a pregnant belly

It makes you waddle.  It enters the room before you do.  It makes it nearly impossible to get up from the couch.However it makes you feel, your belly (otherwise known as your baby) makes a statement.  And save a few stretch marks, that bump is gone in flash with few tangible reminders.To honor your baby and the bump it occupies, why… Continue Reading >




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 >