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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 […]


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How Toddlers Thrivecover
Why do toddlers tantrum? Can they share? A podcast interview with the author of How Todders Thrive
June 30, 2014
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June 25, 2014
By tanya
Growing a simple kids’ container herb garden
June 20, 2014
By tanya
Children’s books on babywearing!
June 16, 2014
By tanya
Why is the C-section rate so high? A podcast interview with the author of Cut It Out
June 9, 2014
By tanya
Mother Holding Infant
Feeding breastmilk by bottle? Learn paced feeding to avoid overfeeding your baby.
May 29, 2014
By tanya
Seasonal allergies? Herbs to the rescue!
May 21, 2014
By tanya
Free_To_Breastfeed Voices of Black Mothers
Free to Breastfeed: Voices of Black Mothers on our new podcast!
May 13, 2014
By tanya
Can I use herbs during labor? Yes!
May 8, 2014
By tanya
Writing a family-centered cesarean birth plan
May 1, 2014
By tanya
Motherlove’s founder: How herbs helped me through three births
April 25, 2014
By tanya
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Earth Day is Every Day!
April 22, 2014
By Sheri
Depression at weaning?
Depression at weaning?
April 19, 2014
By tanya
Preparing for a VBAC
Preparing for a VBAC
April 10, 2014
By tanya
Businesswoman Holding a Baby
U.S. maternity leave policy and its effect on families: A podcast interview with Moms Rising
April 4, 2014
By tanya
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Family-Centered Cesarean: A podcast interview with Robin Elise Weiss
March 27, 2014
By tanya
Suddenly up all night nursing? Welcome to reverse cycling.
March 21, 2014
By tanya
door hanger
Pumping at work? Print out these free door hangers
March 18, 2014
By tanya
Herbal poultices for engorgement
March 11, 2014
By tanya
Winter blahs? Try these herbal scents.
February 25, 2014
By tanya
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African American moms and breastfeeding: A podcast interview with Kathi Barber
February 19, 2014
By tanya
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Common breastfeeding concerns? There’s an app for that.
February 13, 2014
By tanya
Ten important ways partners can support breastfeeding moms
February 6, 2014
By tanya
Podcast: Birth and breastfeeding in prison
January 30, 2014
By tanya
Plants for PMS
January 14, 2014
By tanya
Are you prepared for your baby’s second night?
January 7, 2014
By tanya
This year, give back to support breastfeeding
December 28, 2013
By tanya
Three easy herbal crafts you can make for holiday gifts
December 13, 2013
By tanya
Want to cleanse toxins from your body before trying to conceive? Listen to our podcast.
Want to cleanse toxins from your body before trying to conceive? Listen to our podcast.
December 10, 2013
By tanya
Lunch outdoors
Your tips for distracted nurslings
November 26, 2013
By tanya
Trauma from childbirth?  Listen to our podcast interview.
Trauma from childbirth? Listen to our podcast interview.
November 18, 2013
By tanya
We’ve got a salve for that!
We’ve got a salve for that!
November 11, 2013
By tanya
Dry winter skin?  Herbs to the rescue!
Dry winter skin? Herbs to the rescue!
November 7, 2013
By tanya
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November 1, 2013
By tanya
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Experiencing trauma after birth? You’re not alone, and you can get help.
October 23, 2013
By tanya
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Solving toddler and preschooler sleep problems – a podcast interview with Elizabeth Pantley
October 16, 2013
By tanya
Liquid vs. capsule? Alcohol-free? Tincture vs. tea? We answer some common questions about our milk supply products
October 7, 2013
By tanya
Herbs to minimize your c-section scar
Herbs to minimize your c-section scar
October 1, 2013
By tanya
Sunnyside Up! Baby Position
Baby “sunnyside up?” Listen to our podcast on how you can avoid or change it.
September 23, 2013
By tanya
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Motherlove’s organic farm is “a dream come true”
September 19, 2013
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Tandem nursing?
Tandem nursing? Here are some great resources.
September 10, 2013
By tanya
sleeping with your baby cover
Even if you don’t plan to co-sleep, make sure your sleep surface is safe.
August 28, 2013
By tanya
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Meet our latest product: Motherlove Tattoo Care!
August 22, 2013
By tanya
A guide to the symbols on Motherlove products
August 19, 2013
By tanya
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“That’s not a beer bong, it’s a breastpump!” A podcast interview about breastfeeding on TV.
August 13, 2013
By tanya
Don’t miss these breastfeeding promotion ads!
August 5, 2013
By tanya
Pumping Mom
Breastfeeding symbols for toddlers, twins, pumping, and tandem nursing
July 29, 2013
By tanya
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Preventing and treating hemorrhoids during pregnancy
July 23, 2013
By tanya
more milk plus motherlove
How the herbs in More Milk Plus complement each other
July 15, 2013
By tanya
Natural ways to prevent Stretch Marks
Concerned about stretch marks? Here are some natural ways to prevent and minimize them.
July 8, 2013
By tanya
breastfeeding solutions
Night nursing: A podcast interview with Nancy Mohrbacher
July 1, 2013
By tanya
Laid back and baby led breastfeeding
Baby refusing to nurse? Laid back and baby-led breastfeeding may help.
June 27, 2013
By tanya
Diaper Rash and Thrush Salve
Meet the healing herbs in our Diaper Rash and Thrush salve!
June 19, 2013
By tanya
Increase Fertility with Diet
Can you increase your fertility with your diet? A podcast interview with Dr. Laila Tomsovic.
June 12, 2013
By tanya
Exclusive Pumping
Your tips for exclusive pumping moms
June 7, 2013
By tanya
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May 22, 2013
By tanya
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“The women behind the hashtag lifted me up:” Mom-to-mom breastfeeding support in the digital age.
May 16, 2013
By tanya
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How do I take Motherlove products to increase my milk supply?
May 10, 2013
By tanya
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Mother’s Day Giveaway — Nurturing Life
May 2, 2013
By Sheri
breastfeeding without birthing
Breastfeeding without birthing: A podcast on breastfeeding after adoption or surrogacy.
May 1, 2013
By tanya
Breast Pumping
What is power pumping?
April 26, 2013
By tanya
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Our Legacy Organic Farm
April 20, 2013
By Sheri
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Nettle: It may sting, but it’s a friend to your milk supply
April 16, 2013
By tanya
Breast Massage
Breast massage: What is it, why do it, and is it necessary?
April 9, 2013
By tanya
Uncovering “First Food Deserts:” A podcast interview with Kimberly Seals Allers
April 2, 2013
By tanya
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I need to increase my milk supply. Which Motherlove product is right for me?
March 27, 2013
By tanya
Herbs to ease labor, birth, and recovery
March 20, 2013
By tanya
Alfalfa: Not just for sandwiches anymore!
March 12, 2013
By tanya
Motherlove Podcast: Successful Breastfeeding the Second Time Around
Worried about breastfeeding the second time around? Listen to our latest podcast.
March 4, 2013
By tanya
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Could African American moms’ breastmilk hold the keys to preventing breast cancer?
February 25, 2013
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February 14, 2013
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Making More Milk
Low milk supply – could it be your hormones? A podcast interview with Lisa Marasco
February 6, 2013
By tanya
Witch Hazel can be a mom’s best friend
February 4, 2013
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What is That Dark Residue in My Motherlove Product?
January 24, 2013
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Comfrey: A healing herb, but for external use only
January 21, 2013
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January 8, 2013
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The Top Ten Breastfeeding Stories of 2012
December 31, 2012
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NO CO Rebuilding Network
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December 27, 2012
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Our 2012 celebrity breastfeeding round-up!
December 26, 2012
By tanya
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December 17, 2012
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Oh, my aching… What nursing moms should know about ergonomics and breastfeeding
December 12, 2012
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Do you leak when you cough, laugh, jump? Listen to our podcast on reversing incontinence after baby!
December 4, 2012
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“Ready to Wean:” A new children’s book about weaning
November 30, 2012
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The connection between your “cankles,” IV fluids in labor and your baby’s early weight loss
November 26, 2012
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Herbal Care for Plugged Ducts
November 14, 2012
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Dr Jen’s Guide to Breastfeeing
Dr. Jen’s Guide to Breastfeeding: A podcast interview with Dr. Jenny Thomas
November 5, 2012
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Could a cow really make human milk?
November 1, 2012
By tanya
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October 22, 2012
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October 15, 2012
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October 2, 2012
By tanya
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September 28, 2012
By tanya
Side profile of a pregnant woman
Herbs, nutrition, and other natural remedies for morning sickness
September 20, 2012
By tanya
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September 13, 2012
By tanya
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September 10, 2012
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September 5, 2012
By tanya
Prison Birth Project
Birth and breastfeeding in prison
August 15, 2012
By tanya
Our favorite reasons to breastfeed
August 7, 2012
By tanya
What’s wrong with those formula “gift” bags?
August 1, 2012
By tanya
Birth Matters: Ina May Gaskin’s recommendations to improve maternity care
July 25, 2012
By tanya
Herbs to support your pregnancy
July 17, 2012
By tanya

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