This has always mystified me. I've talked to A LOT of women who are working on fertility - trying to become pregnant - who have worked with fertility clinics. Frequently, they say the doctors don't check for hormone imbalance! This is a huge factor in whether a woman can become pregnant or not! If there is hormone imbalance, perhaps she may not be ovulating, or her luteal phase (second half of the menstrual cycle, which comes after ovulation) isn't long enough. These things can definitely hamper conception!
In the late 1920's, Dr. Edward Bach, a renowned British scientist and physician, observed that his patients' healing and well-being were directly influenced by their state of mind and emotional health. He noticed that the personality, attitude and present outlook of a patient had a great deal to do with their being cured or remaining sick. He understood that "the personality of the individual is of even more importance than the body in the treatment of disease". He realized that, instead of treating the patient as a body with an illness, the patient needed to be treated like an individual. "Treat the patient, not the disease."
A galactagogue is an herb that is used to help increase breastmilk production in nursing mothers. Below is a list of some of the more effective and popular herbs and some important information about each. For a list of the products that Herb Lore offers that include these herbs, information about which one is appropriate for your situation, and helpful dosage information, please click HERE.
In this highly informative article, you will learn what colic is and what can cause this painful situation, and feeding suggestions to help alleviate baby's colic. Learn what foods that mom may be eating that may be problematic, and a list of foods that commonly cause colic in babies so you know what to avoid. See supplement and herbal suggestions (some herbs the breastfeeding mom can take which will pass to the baby through the breastmilk, and others need to be given directly to the baby.