Michele Joan

Wife, Mother, Blogger & Author

Milkies Nursing Postnatal: Helping Moms and Babies Stay Healthy

milkies-nursing-postnatal-breastfeeding-multivitamin-4I recently had the opportunity to start reviewing products for the amazing Fairhaven Health.   Being a registered nurse having worked in Labor and Delivery for 12 years and a breastfeeding mom, I love this company.   Their mission is to “develop products designed to safely and naturally promote fertility, pregnancy wellness, and breastfeeding success.”   They offer a wide variety of fertility, pregnancy and nursing products for women.  The products are based on the research of medical experts and they combine Western (allopathic) medicine with clinically-supported research in herbal/homeopathic fields.

This past month I started taking the Milkies Nursing Postnatal Breastfeeding Multivitamin.   This unique multivitamin is optimal for the breastfeeding mom because it contains the specific nutrients needed by lactating women to help keep both themselves and their babies healthy.   One of the reasons I specifically like this blend is because it contains 700% or 2800 IUs of Vitamin D3.   There has been a lot of buzz about D3 and its significance treating and preventing a “wide array of conditions, including high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, obesity, seasonal affective disorder, prostate cancer, lung cancer, breast cancer, diabetes, rickets, irritable bowel syndrome, multiple sclerosis, and rheumatoid arthritis.” (Source)    It’s also a well known fact that many infants who are exclusively breastfed are at high risk for Vitamin D deficiency.   I always felt it was strange that vitamin D was prescribed for my children.   Certainly, nature’s perfect food couldn’t be missing something, could it?   Could it be instead that many mothers are vitamin D deficient and therefore the baby is not getting enough of this vitamin? I am often discouraged at how we treat the symptoms of a problem, but not the underlying cause in today’s medical practice.

In testing this product, I was delighted to find out that research has been done to prove mother’s taking supplemental vitamin can pass it on to their infants in high enough doses so their babies will not be vitamin D deficient!   The vitamin D supplement coupled with the other vitamins and minerals of Milkies Nursing Postnatal Breastfeeding Multivitamins has made it my vitamin of choice.   As a busy mom, I know it can be hard to always eat the healthiest diet, especially when you are sleep deprived from late night nursings! Milkies Postnatal Breastfeeding Multivitamins can help ensure both yours and your babies’ health during this joyous time of motherhood.

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Milkies Softies Nursing Pads: Helping You In Your Breastfeeding Journey

milkies-softies-nursing-pads-3-pk-14Breastfeeding is a tough job.   As a former International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, I have always knew the importance and supported breastfeeding as much as possible.   As a mom, I’ve had the joy of nursing all 4 of my children and still have a little one that I can share this special bond with.   I’ve found that one thing that can make your experience more enjoyable as a breastfeeding mom is to have great breastfeeding products.   Today I’m delighted to share a Milkies Softies Nursing Pads from Fairhaven Health.   I love Fairhaven Health because they provide safe and natural products to help you from preconception through pregnancy and nursing.

Having good nursing pads is key.  I can share from personal experience – there is nothing worse than going to work and realizing mid-shift your shirt is soaked with milk!   While I always liked the idea of earth friendly reusable pads, I have been using disposable since they seemed to prevent wet shirt incidences a bit better.

I am delighted to report that Milkies Softies Nursing Pads are my new BFF!   Not only are they soft, reusable and earth friendly, but they hold a lot of milk!   I did a little test in my kitchen and each pad held up to 7 teaspoons of liquid.    They moisture was quickly pulled from the part of pad touching your skin to leak resistant outer layer, helping prevent discomfort and chafing.   Even though I continued to pour water on the pad to the point it couldn’t hold any more liquid, it never came through the outer layer.

Another great reason to love Milkies Softies Nursing Pads is they are super easy to care for.  Just toss them in the washer and dryer or hand wash.   Very reasonable priced at just under $5.00 per pair, these will save you money instead of having to purchase disposable pads.   Avoid the embarrassment of “milk shirt” and try Milkies Softies Nursing Pads from Fairhaven Health today!

Disclaimer: I received Milkies Softies Nursing Pads from Fairhaven Health to facilitate my review.

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