Healthy Pregnancy and Baby PostsHealthy Pregnancy, Baby & Child
Over the past several months, I’ve written a number of posts that relate to a healthy pregnancy and babies. I thought it would be beneficial to put the links for all these posts together in one place so they are easy to locate and refer to.
The Top 3 Fertility Herbs
Pregnancy can often be easily achieved with the help of fertility enhancing herbs!
Oral contraceptives are a danger to the health of a woman’s future children. Most doctors are completely clueless in this regard so a woman must take care to inform herself of the risks.
The Rhogam Shot: Big Pharma Profit Ploy
Not much information is out there about the dangers of the Rhogam shot. Find out the true and very real risks that your doctor is not telling you about.
Dangers of UltraSound
Prenatal caregivers typically gloss over the dangers to your baby from ultrasound and schedule these tests routinely when they should only be used in high risk situations. Learn about the other side of the story so you can make a truly informed decision.
To Strep B or Not to Strep B?
Should you even submit to the Strep B test during pregnancy? What can of worms does this test actually open up for you during labor and delivery?
C-Sections Harm Babies’ Long Term Health
C-Section rates are at an all time high yet this type of interventionist birth greatly increases the risk to babies of long term chronic illness.
Skip the Newborn Vitamin K Shot
Did you know that the Vitamin K shot is synthetic and should be avoided?
Fetal Cord Blood Banking
Fetal cord blood banking is an excellent idea but make sure you have your caregiver follow the right protocol else it can cause lack of oxygen to your newborn.
Proper Spacing of Children
Traditional Cultures practiced methodical spacing of children to ensure that later borns had the same abilities and intelligence as firstborns and also to preserve the long term health of the Mother.
Make Your Own Hypoallergenic Baby Formula
Avoid the dangerous, hormone disrupting soy formulas on the market! If your child requires a hypoallergenic baby formula, make your own with these safe, healthy ingredients.
Make Your Own Milk Based Baby Formula
If you are unable to breastfeed, making your own safe, healthy homemade milk based formula is a much better option than even the organic commercial formulas which are packed in BPA cans and are laced with rancid vegetable oils.
The Right Way to Feed Babies
Rice cereal is NOT the right first food for babies! Learn the right way to introduce solids to your baby to minimize allergy and obesity risk.
Should Babies Get Cod Liver Oil?
At what age should your baby start getting this brain and immune boosting whole food supplement?
Sarah, The Healthy Home Economist
Sarah Pope has been a Health and Nutrition Educator since 2002. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Weston A. Price Foundation.
Sarah was awarded Activist of the Year at the International Wise Traditions Conference in 2010.
Sarah earned a Bachelor of Arts (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) in Economics from Furman University and a Master’s degree in Government (Financial Management) from the University of Pennsylvania.
Mother to three healthy children, blogger, and best-selling author, she writes about the practical application of Traditional Diet and evidence-based wellness within the modern household. Her work has been featured by USA Today, The New York Times, National Review, ABC, NBC, and many others.