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Vitex Capsules
 
Price$23.60

Helps to balance the female hormone system, helping to alleviate PMS symptoms, menopausal symptoms, and helping aid fertility.

Labor Medications: Oh yes, it affects breastfeeding.

by Laurie Chamberlin CD, ICCE, CLE

‘Will the pain medication I have in labor affect my baby?” asks my client Olivia with curious eyes. I think I know the answer she is hoping for and I don’t think I can give it to her. “Yes” I reply, to which I see a momentary flutter of disappointment cross her face. “Most medication reaches the baby in ten minutes.” At a lactation conference put on by the Breastfeeding Coalition of Placer County, Marsha Walker, RN, IBCLC says Fentanyl, a common pain medication used in labor, lasts about 2 hours in the mother and can last up to 13 hours in a baby. Babies should not be breastfed for 4 hours after administration. Often times mothers will receive more than one shot, that stacks up and may take a day or more for it to wear off in the baby.

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Sage Tea
 
Price$9.95

Used to dry up or decrease breastmilk. Also helps alleviate hot flashes in menopausal women.

Sage Tea & Sage Tincture


Sage Tea (or Tincture) is the best herb used to decrease breastmilk production, which is helpful for weaning or when over-production, chronic or frequent engorgement, or plugged ducts is a problem, or in cases of fetal demise. 

Testimonial

I'm 9 weeks pregnant with baby #2, and my HG (morning sickness) is much more manageable than with pregnancy #1.  I've been on both the Pregnancy Tea and Pregnant Mother's Liver Tonic for several months now, and am continuing it through this pregnancy.  That combined with fermented foods has clearly made a difference for me.  I'm so, so grateful for you!  Blessings on you 100-fold for the blessing you are to the women and families you serve!  N.R.