green maternity

Aleva’s Plant-Based Nursing Balm is a Lanolin-Free Nipple Soother for Vegan Moms & Babies

Aleva’s Plant-Based Nursing Balm is a Lanolin-Free Nipple Soother for Vegan Moms & Babies

Breastfeeding is such a lovely time to bond with baby, but many infants take a few days or weeks to get the hang of it, during which time a mother’s sensitive nipples really start to wear and tear.

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Stylish, Sustainable Maternity to Nursing Wear by Boob

Stylish, Sustainable Maternity to Nursing Wear by Boob

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BOOK REVIEW: The Kind Mama by Alicia Silverstone

BOOK REVIEW: The Kind Mama by Alicia Silverstone

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Birthing Warrior Aims to Strengthen Your Pre- and Post-Natal Body Via Suspension Training

Birthing Warrior Aims to Strengthen Your Pre- and Post-Natal Body Via Suspension Training

Labor and delivery are intense experiences, and we firmly believe in preparing yourself mentally and physically for the task… as well as helping your body recover and regain strength after giving

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Babies Exposed to Pollution in Utero are 283% More Likely to Suffer from Autism

Babies Exposed to Pollution in Utero are 283% More Likely to Suffer from Autism

Photo by Shutterstock New research shows that autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are more common among children born to mothers who were exposed to pollution during pregnancy. In compiling the data,

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Risk of Mental Illness Rises for Children Born to Fathers Who are Older than 45

Risk of Mental Illness Rises for Children Born to Fathers Who are Older than 45

Photo by Shutterstock New research published recently in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, shows that children born to middle-aged men (45 years and older) may be more likely to develop mental illnesses

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Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy May be Linked to ADHD in Children

Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy May be Linked to ADHD in Children

Photo by Shutterstock Scientists on a large new study have discovered that when a woman takes acetaminophen during pregnancy, her future child may be at an increased risk of attention deficit

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ACOG Urges Doctors to Allow Longer Labor & Pushing Stages to Help Reduce C-Section Rates

ACOG Urges Doctors to Allow Longer Labor & Pushing Stages to Help Reduce C-Section Rates

Photo by Shutterstock A new document developed jointly by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, aims to help lower cesarean delivery

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Bundle Organic Juices are Full of Key Nutrients for Pregnant & Breastfeeding Moms

Bundle Organic Juices are Full of Key Nutrients for Pregnant & Breastfeeding Moms

We all know that eating a healthy, nutritious, fruit-and-vegetable rich diet while pregnant has been linked with numerous benefits for babies-to-be. We also know that with our busy lives (and with some of

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New Study Finds Home Birth is a Comparatively Safe Option for Women with a Low-Risk Pregnancy

New Study Finds Home Birth is a Comparatively Safe Option for Women with a Low-Risk Pregnancy

Photo by Shutterstock Although home birth frequency has increased within the last 20 years, very few women choose home sweet home as their baby’s birth place. In fact, a comprehensive study on home

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A Pregnancy Diet That’s High in Fat May Alter Baby’s Developing Brain

A Pregnancy Diet That’s High in Fat May Alter Baby’s Developing Brain

Photo by Shutterstock New research suggests that consuming a high fat diet during pregnancy may have the potential to alter the quickly developing brain of a baby and may increase the child’s risk

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HOW TO: Raise Green Kids from Pregnancy Through College: Pregnancy Edition

HOW TO: Raise Green Kids from Pregnancy Through College: Pregnancy Edition

Photo by Shutterstock Did you know that it takes an astounding 6,570 days to raise a child from birth to college? And you thought 9 months of pregnancy seemed long. 6,570 days equals a whole lot of

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The 4th Trimester Bodies Project Embraces the Beauty of Postpartum Women

The 4th Trimester Bodies Project Embraces the Beauty of Postpartum Women

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Freebirthing: Are DIY Births a Safe Choice?

Freebirthing: Are DIY Births a Safe Choice?

Freebirthing, or giving birth without the assistance of a doctor or midwife, is currently back in headline news as the trend rises in the US and the UK.  In 2009, The National Center for Health

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People Angry Over OK! Magazine’s Headline Regarding Kate Middleton’s Post-baby Weight Loss Regime

People Angry Over OK! Magazine’s Headline Regarding Kate Middleton’s Post-baby Weight Loss Regime

One day after Kate, William and new baby George stepped out of the hospital, weekly magazine OK! posted the magazine cover you see above. As you can see, OK! mentions Kate’s post-baby weight in

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Photographer Jade Beall Captures Realistic Images of Mothers’ Bodies in ‘A Beautiful Body’

Photographer Jade Beall Captures Realistic Images of Mothers’ Bodies in ‘A Beautiful Body’

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Pregnant Women Exposed to High Levels of Air Pollution are Twice as Likely to Have a Child with Autism

Pregnant Women Exposed to High Levels of Air Pollution are Twice as Likely to Have a Child with Autism

Image courtesy of Shutterstock Constant exposure to pollution, whether it’s in the air, water, or common household products, has been shown to affect human health negatively in a variety of ways.

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Huggies Designs Pregnancy Belt that Lets Dads “Feel” Baby’s Kick When Mom Does

Huggies Designs Pregnancy Belt that Lets Dads “Feel” Baby’s Kick When Mom Does

Dads-to-be don’t have the benefit of experiencing the joys of pregnancy in a physical sense (or the morning sickness for that matter), but a new pregnancy belt designed by Huggies is giving new dads a

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