Essential Oils for Labor & Delivery: A Natural Birth Story

I am excited to share with you how I used essential oils during labor and delivery for my second natural birth! Two years ago, my first son was born in an epidural-free birth, but I did not know about essential oils back then. After using essential oils during my second son’s birth (three weeks ago), I am convinced that the oils made a helpful difference.

These are the essential oils and other Young Living products I packed in my hospital bag. I knew I wouldn’t use all of them, but I wanted to be prepared for different issues that might pop up.

Essential Oils for Labor & Delivery - Childbirth

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DIY Baby Wipe Solution Using Essential Oils… to protect your little one from the chemicals in conventional diaper wipes

How to make your own all-natural baby wipes - an easy DIY recipe!

Sadly, most baby wipes on the shelves in stores contain chemicals. Some are even harmful chemicals. So, to avoid exposing their baby’s sensitive little parts to chemicals, many people are making their own diaper wipe solution using all-natural ingredients.

This news article explains that chemicals in baby wipes are causing alarming allergic reactions (very sad).

You can make your own disposable baby wipes using a DIY solution and strong yet soft paper towels (such as Viva). If you cloth diaper your baby, reusable baby wipes are a wonderful option! You can just launder the baby wipes with your cloth diapers, and keep re-using them over & over again. Continue reading