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Founder Kathryn Higgins reflects on Motherlove’s growth as she prepares for new beginnings

It's with hearts filled with gratitude that we announce that, nearly thirty years after founding Motherlove Herbal Company in the kitchen of her mountain home, our CEO Kathryn Higgins is moving on to new adventures.  In November we celebrated this event with a "New Beginnings" party.In the years since Kathryn founded Motherlove the… Continue Reading >




As we spread our wings in our new Motherlove facility, we stay true to our roots

We’re so excited to announce that we recently moved into our new Motherlove facility!  Our new space will allow us to grow, while we stay true to our roots as a family company.Those roots took hold over 20 years ago, when Kathryn Higgins started Motherlove in the kitchen of her family home in Rist Canyon, in the mountains west of Fort… Continue Reading >




Can I use herbs during labor?  Yes!

We’re pleased to share the following information on herbs for labor and postpartum care, written by Motherlove founder Kathryn Higgins:Can I use herbs during labor?Yes, herbs can be very useful during labor and after birth to ease pain, calm emotions, and help speed recovery.  The following herbs have been used by midwives and birthing… Continue Reading >




Motherlove's founder:  How herbs helped me through three births

Today we’re very happy to share the birth stories of Kathryn Higgins, Motherlove’s founder.  Already an expert in the power of herbs for lifelong health by the time her daughters were born, she used a number of herbs before, during and after her labors.I decided to have a home birth with my first child.  We lived in the mountains in… Continue Reading >




This year, give back to support breastfeeding

As the year draws to a close some of you may be thinking of ways to give back in support of causes close to your heart.Motherlove was founded on the idea that the gifts of the natural world can nurture the most the most basic elements of life - pregnancy, birth, and breastfeeding.  So we are always looking for ways to give back in… Continue Reading >




Three easy herbal crafts you can make for holiday gifts

At Motherlove we are always grateful for the many powers of herbs.  We use herbs in our products to support breastfeeding, to heal, and to soothe.At this time of the year we also love using herbs in fragrant, beautiful, and useful gifts.  Our founder Kathryn Higgins has taught classes with kids during the holiday season, helping them… Continue Reading >




Motherlove's organic farm is "a dream come true"

You may remember that back in April Motherlove announced that we are now the proud operators of a 120 acre organic farm near our offices in Colorado.Our Legacy Organic Farm will supply us with local, sustainable, certified organic herbs for Motherlove as well as grow traditional organic grains and vegetables.  It’s a dream come true for… Continue Reading >




Making gardening easy:  The Urban Farm Company of Colorado

At Motherlove, our roots are in the dirt!  Our founder, Kathryn Higgins, grew up tending her family’s country garden, and she continues to maintain a large garden.  Her connection with the natural world is the foundation for her passion for herbal healing.That’s why we’re happy to share this interview with the founder of The Urban Farm… Continue Reading >




Eat your dandelions!

While most people see dandelions as a nuisance, here at Motherlove we have a lot of respect for this humble plant and its many uses.The entire dandelion plant is edible, and it’s higher than most foods in vitamins and minerals, especially Vitamin A.  It has a number of medicinal uses, too.Motherlove founder Kathryn Higgins writes, in… 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 >




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 >




Kathryn’s Herbal Birth Story

I decided to have a home birth with my first child. We lived in the mountains in Colorado, far from a hospital. When my water broke and I went into labor, my husband and I drove to my midwife’s home in town, where we would be closer to a hospital in case of any unforeseen emergency. An intense 30-hour labor gave me plenty of opportunity to… Continue Reading >