Postpartum Basket

Nurturing new moms and babies is such a joy! I put together this postpartum basket for a new mama recently, and I had a lot of requests for the recipes.  Here are a few of them. All of them are based off the teaching of the late Ysha Oakes, whom I studied with, and who was passionate about preserving the […]

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Sitz Bath Herbs for Postpartum Comfort

Recently, I had a mother who had terrible hemorrhoids after her baby. Her birth postpartum was smooth, other than these painful hemorrhoids!  Sitz bath herbs are wonderful for tears, swelling, soreness, and yes, hemorrhoids.  The only problem, she didn’t have any on hand, and she needed some, now!  She did however, have a plentiful backyard garden.  So at 10 o’clock […]

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Sunnah Beard Balm

  I know, I’m a midwife. Why would I post a recipe on beard balm?  If I want to stay in business, I have to keep the beards looking good right?  This beard balm keeps beards moisturized and neat. It also smells amazing.  And if you use the optional sandalwood essential oil, it can even prevent gray hairs from forming […]

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