Inhale. Exhale. Release.

During your pregnancy, labor and post partum we may go through a variety of emotions, feelings, changes both mentally and physically . This is completely normal to experience for a short period of time. Below we will explore different essential oils and herbs that can alleviate  or be avoided during labor to add comfort during your laboring experience.  

We will also go through understanding what are essential oils, the individual benefits of them in any setting, as well as how to use the, 

 
 
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What are Essential Oils?

 

What are carrier oils?

Carrier oils are oils that are derived from nuts, seeds and kernels. For example coconut, grape-seed, or avocado oil. These oils can be used on their own, or can be used alongside other ingredients. These particular oil are mixed with essential oils so they can dilute the essential oil and make them "safe" to be placed on the skin. Adding the benefits of both the carrier oil and the essential oil. 

How can I use essential Oils?

Cotton Pad / Cotton Ball : Drop 5-10 Drops on the balls and hold them near your nose. Inhale, Exhale and Release. This is a great option for pregnant women during labor, where senses are heighten and one minute they may like the smell of the oil and the next minute not as much. This can easily be thrown away or removed from the room. 

Massages:

 

What is the difference between a diffuser and mister?

 

 
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Stalled Labor

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Anxiety

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