Natural Birth: 5 Tips to Avoid the Epidural

Childbirth has become more and more of a medicalized process. An act women have been capable of completing alone for thousands of years has turned into a major, invasive surgery in an operating room n...

Preventing Breast Cancer Naturally

October – the month that everything is pink. Grocery stores, fast food restaurants, even sports teams are going pink to help raise awareness at the second most common cancer to affect American w...

5 Natural Alternatives to Birth Control

As I’m now hitting my sixth week postpartum, I find my mind overrun with a topic most women have at some point in their lifetime: birth control. Because of my negative experience with the birth ...

Is Your Child Safe in the Car?

Despite the massive improvement in vehicle safety standards across the country, and more awareness brought to keeping kids safe while riding down the road, car accidents continue to be a top killer of...

4 Reasons to Delay Baby’s First Bath

The first bath, we all know the scene – it’s pretty much standard procedure in hospitals around the country: baby is whisked away, normally an hour or two after birth, to be cleaned of all...

The Problem with Antibiotics

Antibiotics. Anti meaning opposed to, and biotic meaning life, and living things. The word literally means anti-life. And you’d think that, with a definition like that, the medication would be...