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…mineral supplement that is specially formulated for the unique needs of pregnant women. It provides all of the vitamins and minerals necessary for the maintenance of good health during pregnancy, including folic acid. A deficiency of folic acid during pregnancy has been shown to increase the risk of neural tube defects such as spina bifida in the developing fetus. * Physician-formulated * Includes folic acid, an essential B vitamin that reduces…

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Women's Sexual Health Sexual health and vitality, including arousal and sexual response, involves a synchronized orchestra of hormones that naturally fluctuate during our monthly cycle, pregnancy, breastfeeding, and perimenopause/menopause. Much like a sensitive, finely tuned instrument, a woman's libido is very dynamic and can be affected by many factors in her environment: stress, work, financial concerns, and family and relationship…

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…reasons. When it comes to conceiving, the reproductive health of both partners is equally important. Some women may also have difficulty in maintaining a pregnancy once conception has occurred, especially during the first trimester. Fertility, or the ability to conceive and carry a pregnancy to term, is directly related to our hormonal and reproductive health, which is itself largely affected by both our internal and external environments. To…

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…labor and delivery, Black Cohosh may be used, under the direction of a certified midwife, during the last 3 weeks of pregnancy (weeks 38-40), or even later if one has gone beyond their due date, to help bring on strong pre-labor contractions and to prepare the uterus for birth. It should never be used any earlier in pregnancy, to avoid possible miscarriage. Black Cohosh has also been used as an effective antispasmodic for rheumatic, joint, and…

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What is Red Raspberry Leaf? (Rubus idaeus) The leaves of the Red Raspberry plant have been used for centuries as a natural remedy to help strengthen and tone the uterus (both during and after pregnancy), ease nausea and morning sickness, and support breast milk production. The leaves are rich in vitamin C as well as iron and calcium, and can be drunk as a nutritive tea. The ancient Greeks and Romans also used Raspberry leaf to ease upset stomach…

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…insufficient development of the corpus luteum. The corpus luteum is what is left behind in the ovary after the mature egg has been released at ovulation; its role is to produce progesterone until the uterus takes over, if pregnancy occurs. Chaste Tree acts primarily upon the pituitary gland, where it has been shown to increase dopamine, with a subsequent decrease in prolactin and increase in luteinizing hormone (LH). High prolactin levels are…

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…insufficient development of the corpus luteum. The corpus luteum is what is left behind in the ovary after the mature egg has been released at ovulation; its role is to produce progesterone until the uterus takes over, if pregnancy occurs. Chaste Tree acts primarily upon the pituitary gland, where it has been shown to increase dopamine, with a subsequent decrease in prolactin and increase in luteinizing hormone (LH). High prolactin levels are…

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…myelin sheath. Over time, B12 deficiency can lead to irreversible nerve damage and neurological problems. Vitamin12 deficiency in infants can cause severe and often permanent neurological damage. It is critical during pregnancy and while breastfeeding for women to maintain sufficient B12 reserves. B12 plays an important part in the production of energy by assisting in the utilization of proteins, carbohydrates and fats. It is often referred to…

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…beyond. Lactation, the act of producing milk and secreting it from the breasts, actually begins well before your baby is born. By the 24th week of pregnancy, your body is producing hormones that stimulate the milk ducts in the breasts to start developing. By the fifth to sixth month of pregnancy, your breasts are able to produce milk. Though nothing is more natural than nursing your newborn, some mothers can experience difficulty with nursing,…

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…fertility. In women, Maca is exceptional for balancing the delicate cascade of female hormones necessary for healthy sexual functioning and optimal fertility – including the ability to ovulate, conceive, and maintain a pregnancy. Enhancing female hormone balance can also alleviate painful menstrual dysfunction and assist in a smoother menopause. Maca root is very useful for hot flashes that often accompany this transition in a woman’s…

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…cooking and as medicine, from the Caribbean to the Orient. It is well recognized as a circulatory tonic for helping to alleviate cold hands and feet, and for easing nausea associated with motion sickness, morning sickness (pregnancy), post-surgery anesthia, chemotherapy, and other reasons. Ginger is an excellent digestive aid as it essentially helps to increase the "fire of digestion" or Agni, as this is called in Ayurveda, the healing…

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…soothing formula that is helpful for many ailments, from nausea and upset tummies to chills, poor circulation, and arthritic conditions. Ginger is well known for its ability to alleviate nausea due to motion sickness, pregnancy, surgery, or other reasons. It also warms the body by increasing the peripheral circulation, improves digestion, and helps to soothe a sore throat. Some people find that the stresses of daily life, and even lack of sleep,…

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