Preventing Morning Sickness
Most of what we hear about morning sickness is that it’s normal and even healthy for pregnant women. We’re given lots of tips for treating it’s discomforts–eating small, frequent meals, ginger, medication, etc. But what if morning sickness could be prevented or eliminated? In early pregnancy, a mother’s body is undergoing enormous changes. Her stores of vital minerals and nutrients (such as magnesium) are being sacrificed for her baby’s first crucial weeks of development. As alkalinizing minerals become depleted, perhaps her body is tipped into the acidic range of the pH scale? For women who start pregnancy with already acidic bodies, this could be even more pronounced and uncomfortable. Could morning sickness be stemming from that acidic environment? Possibly? . . .Click HERE to read the full post.
Pitocin's untold impact
"[I]t is probable that, at a quasi-global level, we routinely interfere with the development of the oxytocin system of human beings at a critical phase for gene-environment interaction." -Michel Odent, MDClick HERE to read the full post.
Oxytocin is the hormone of love and bonding and human connection. If the oxytocin system is damaged, or a child’s oxytocin receptors become desensitized, the ramifications are huge. A brain and body with an impaired ability to release or detect oxytocin sounds like misery to me. As more and more scientists study oxytocin’s impact, we can see how crucial our body’s oxytocin systems can be for human life, love, and happiness. . . .
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