Problem Prenatals…

According to, there are 7 major problems with prenatal vitamins.  Poor Quality: Most prenatal vitamins contain poor quality, synthetic forms of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants like an inferior form of B12 called Cyancobalamin (that’s harder on your liver) and the cheap, hard to absorb, Calcium Carbonate. Inadequate Potency: Most have inadequate potency (not enough … Continue reading

Exciting NEW Product Just for Moms!

Extra Oils ™ is a unique, double concentrated fish oil specially formulated to provide pregnant and postpartum mothers who may have excessive sadness, changeable moods, “brain fog”, and especially dry skin, hair and nails, a bigger boost of DHA and EPA oils.

The Paleo Pregnancy by Stephanie Raffelock

The Paleo diet refers back to Paleo times when human beings were hunter/gatherers and lived on diets of protein , vegetables and moderate amounts of seasonal fruit. Notice the absence of carbs? The body does need carbohydrates and although a lot of those are present in vegetables, the advent of bread became the main staple for carbohydrates post Paleo times.

The Birth of Excellent Prenatal Vitamins

I asked my husband [a doctor] why some women were so tired after childbirth. Why do they get depressed? Why can’t they sleep? Had he heard this before?

“Everyday, he said. All the time.”

Guest Author Series: Dr. Dean Raffelock and Dr. Hyla Cass

The human body is entirely formed from nutrients. Every muscle, organ, gland, bone, cell, and fluid is composed entirely of nutrients (environmental toxins notwithstanding). All of the neurotransmitters, hormones, biochemical structures, and metabolic pathways are formed from nutrients.
There is no other normal physiological process that drains more nutrients than pregnancy, giving birth, and caring for a new infant which may include breastfeeding. The fact that a mother’s body donates all the nutrients required to form her baby’s body is too often overlooked when it comes to the medical treatment of PPD. Not only does the placenta literally rob the mother’s body of all the key nutrients required to make another human being, but the placenta itself is formed from nutrients taken from the mother’s body.