202: Breastfeeding, Postpartum, and Essential Oils

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In today’s episode we dive into the very specific period known as postpartum and discuss ways to care for yourself and your newborn. Krystina Valadez is a mother of 3, registered nurse, childbirth educator, aromatherapist and creator of Motherly Journey.com. She consults with moms to help them make informed decisions about essential oils, teaching the importance of safety and helping mothers know which oils to use to help support their wellness journeys. 

Take the mystery out of using essential oils and educate yourself on the best ways to use these tools during this very special and very sensitive time!

Resources mentioned in this week’s episode include: Black Pepper Vitality and Nutmeg Vitality essential oil Post partum oils: lavender, jasmine, sweet orange, ylang ylang, rose, neroli For stress: bath with lavender and chamomile For milk production: geranium and clary sage (1 drop in 5 mL carrier oil) in a breast massage For mastitis: hot compress or cabbage leaves with geranium, clary sage, or lavender (or a hot shower!) motherlyjourney.com (free resource tab!) YouTube channel: Motherly Journey Essential Oil Insiders: a monthly membership with access to exclusive modules, talks, Q&As, and Samantha’s private facebook group. Cost is $15/month (first 30 days are free) revolutionoilspodcast.com/insiders Submit a Recipe to the DIY Dugout by emailing diy@revolutionoilspodcast.com OR by using the Hashtags #diydugout and #revolutionoilspodcast on Instagram.

Thank you to our amazing sponsors this week: This episode is sponsored by LOLA →Use promo code REVOLUTION30 for 30% off your trial set This episode is sponsored by RemRise  →To get your first week free, go to getremrise.com/revolution. View our entire sponsor list at www.revolutionoilspodcast.com/sponsors

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