Treat Mastitis Naturally & Fast

breastfeeding mother and child

 

I’ve been breastfeeding my youngest for 1.5 years so I was shocked to realize I had mastitis recently. I battled with mastitis with my eldest years ago in the early months of breastfeeding when mastitis is most common. But I forgot that mastitis can occur at any time during breastfeeding. Causes may include a blocked milk duct or bacteria. Out of nowhere, I had the tell-tell signs: tender sore area of my right breast, painful nursing, chills, fever and a feeling of general malaise. It felt like some type of flu bug hit me. 

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Big Girl Room Ideas in Pink

Big Girl Room Ideas in Pink

  My 7 year old suffers indoor allergies so we removed the carpet from her room which provided immediate relief. But once we decided to replace the carpet to put down new flooring, it made sense to also paint the walls. Soon as we picked out a wall color, we wanted to change the wall […]

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girl child sneezing into tissue

Natural Indoor Allergy Relief for Kids

  My 7 year old has suffered from an indoor allergy since she was at least 2, possibly earlier. It started with an annoying cough that would come and go. We realized it was post nasal drip and a trip to the ENT and Allergist confirmed a dust mite allergy. A dust mite allergy didn’t […]

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table with desserts

5 Guilt-Free Snacks For Moms

  Many evenings I have what my 6 year old has named “the mommy snack.” After a long day of juggling work and kids I like to have one snack with a cup of my favorite tea, lately a soothing ginger and chamomile mix. The ginger aids in digestion and the chamomile promotes relaxation. It’s […]

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almond raisin cookies

Almond Raisin Cookies (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)

  These almond raisin cookies are a light, sweet and chewy delight! The recipe is super simple and quick to make. After minimal prep time and around 10 minutes baking time, you’ll have your new favorite homemade cookie. The recipe uses olive oil and maple syrup both of which can easily be swapped out for […]

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