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Coconut Health

Coconut Health: HybridRastaMama

…s of coconut oil when I cook and bake. Coconut oil is pretty amazing stuff and it wasn’t until after I began my journey towards living a real foods lifestyle that I discovered just how … Keep Reading! You Know You Want To! Health Benefits of Coconut During Pregnancy    In tropi…

I had a C-Section – So What?

Welcome to the June 2012 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Embracing Your Birth Experience This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Code Name: Mama and Hobo Mama. This month our participants have written about at least one part of their birth experienc…

A Birth Story – The Post In Which I Finally Let Go

…sued but baby was fine and mama was happy. The OB seemed like a decent guy and he was affiliated with the hospital I liked most in our area. It is also a pretty good hospital insofar as allowing the birthing mothers to have a voice.  But towards the end of my pregnancy my OB showed his true col…

Your Birth Plan

After learning that I was pregnant and immediately selecting the most amazing doula in the world, my husband and I started discussing how we wanted our child’s birth experience and OUR labor and birth experience to be. (I say OUR because my husband was going to be in this with me every step o…

An Open Letter to MTV Regarding 16 and Pregnant

…eating a very uncomfortable environment for an already stressed mother. 16 and Pregnant portrays a very one-sided view of birth. It is a rare episode when a mother is “allowed” to go into labor naturally. 90% of the pregnant teens are given a cutoff date long before the 40 week mark of pregnancy the…

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12 Ways To Prevent Mold

12 Ways To Prevent Toxic Mold from HybridRastaMama.com

…list is within your control. If you rent, you will need to work with your landlord on some of the issues you might find. (Although I hope you do not find any!) Please note – links may be affiliate links. This does not change your price at all. Never fear. 12 Ways To Prevent Mold 1. Clean Up St…

Herb Books For Children Of All Ages

Herb Books For Children Of All Ages from HybridRastaMama.com

…very connected to nature. Their very essence is deeply rooted in the earth and all it produces. Just send your wee ones outside for an hour and then sit back and watch the magic happen. It is beautiful really. Aside from digging in the dirt, climbing trees, and smelling flowers, I have noticed that…

Herban Lifestyle Health and Beauty Products Review and Giveaway

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…17;s Day, Father’s Day (She has a line of Men’s grooming kit), birthday gifts, birthday party favors, and more!!! The giveaway starts April 21, 2015 and ends on April 28, 2015. Sorry but the giveaway is for U.S. residents only. a Rafflecopter giveaway Read more reviews from Green Sisterh…

What A Pregnant Woman Really Needs

…ssions at the end of this post. Enjoy! *** I have only been pregnant once. And honestly, once was plenty. My pregnancy was a little rough. I had a couple of quirky medical issues. I also had a super stressful job which required extensive travel. Airplane travel, rental cars, and hotel rooms were the…

My Go-To Way To Travel With Coconut Oil

Travelling With Coconut Oil

…Mama. I have spent a considerable amount of time researching its many uses and have a list of future post topics a mile long. Its benefits appear to be endless and it is becoming more and more common as the “go-to” remedy for all that ails you. I get a lot of emails from my lovely readers, the bulk…

10 Remedies For Natural Allergy Relief

Natural Allergy Relief from HybridRastaMama.com

…e early here in California. We have had virtually no rain to clear the air and the temperatures only got below freezing for two days in my neck of the woods. This means that we quickly bypassed winter and went straight to a VERY warm spring. This is a perfect storm for MAJOR seasonal allergies in mo…

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…LL of these wonderful resources. Each mini bundle is available for $19.97. Pregnancy and Birth The Early Years Child Development Resources for Parents Mindful Guidance Free Gifts With Purchase of the Full Collection Dig into these amazing resources or take the Plunge and ADD THE ENTIRE COLLECTION TO…

Breastfeeding Links, Books, Articles, and Online Resources

Breastfeeding Links, Books, Articles, and Online Resources: HybridRastaMama.com

…breastfeed your child in public, anywhere you are otherwise allowed to be, and you don’t have to be “discreet” or take any special steps on behalf of other people if you don’t want to. However, it may still happen that someone insists that you leave or may take forcible action to “oust” you. I…

Health Benefits of Coconut During Pregnancy

Coconut Oil and Pregnancy: HybridRastaMama

…rineum in the weeks leading up to labor, it can help reduce tearing during birth. Coconut water applied to the face helps to clear blackheads and acne that many women experience with the surge of hormones during pregnancy. 11. It promotes healthy lactation. The only other significant source of lauri…