The new mom goes through so many huge changes in the early weeks. Their are hormone adjustments, learning to live with less sleep and having the new role of looking after a little person 24/7. It is an amazing time in your life but every new mom needs as much support as she can get - and oils can be used to give you some of that support and care you need.

 

Clary Calm is a blend of oils that are great for the early postpartum. It helps to balance emotions. It is also really great to rub over your lower belly area to help ease afterbirth pains - just not over a scar if you had a caesarean birth. 

Lavender is one of the best calming oils. It can help promote a better nights sleep and a more relaxing bedtime environment. It is also great for soothing breasts discomfort in the early days. Do not apply to the nipples and areola though if you are breastfeeding. 

Deep blue oil helps to soothe muscle aches and pains. Most breastfeeding moms have challenges with their back and neck with breastfeeding as they learn how to get comfortable with baby. This oil blend is great to provide relief to these areas. Many moms also battle with wrist pain in the early days as we aren't used to weight on our wrists and arm and picking up a baby can put strain on this area. Deep blue can be very soothing for this. 

Rosemary and Peppermint are my go to for post-baby hair loss. Hair loss after the birth of your baby is normal but these oils definitely seems to reduce this. Be cautious if you are breastfeeding as Peppermint oil may reduce milk supply slightly, I that case rather opt to use Rosemary.

Balance is a great oil to use in the early days to bring about feelings of peace and calm. It is a grounding oil that can help you feel more connected. It can help stabilise your mood as your hormones make dramatic shift in the early days.

 

Elevation is a citrus blend known as the Joyful Blend - with very good reason. Elevation is known to promote a positive mood and feelings of confidence. Over the many years working with new moms I would say the "feelings of confidence" is so important. Elevation can also relieve feelings of stress.