There is no one way to prevent hyperemesis gravidarum, a.k.a. HG or morning sickness x 1,000. At least, not that I know of and I have looked high ‘n low to end this horrible misery. I have read every book on the topic and spoke to women who have survived this debilitating nausea and vomiting … including myself who suffered HG 3 times. What is HG? A rare prenatal condition. Duchess Kate had it.
During each of my pregnancies, I made a promise to myself that if I survived the living hell of HG then I would help others get through it as well. So, here I am. More about my story here.
I hope the list of foods below help lessen the degree in which you are affected by HG.
Channel 3 MiVT: Placenta Encapsulation in Vermont
by Gina Bullard in STOWE, VT.
At first glance it’s hard to tell if Tara Carpenter is a chef or a medical examiner. She’s actually a certified placenta encapsulation specialist.
Carpenter turns a woman’s placenta into pills — post birth. “I’ve got a nutritional background which brought me to this work,” she said. The placenta contains iron, hormones, protein, B vitamins, and other nutrients to support new moms. Carpenter — who started Happy Bellies, believes that new moms can recover from birth faster by eating their own placenta made into pills.
“A woman’s body is most receptive to hormones inside the placenta capsules during the 1st weeks after birth. This is because it takes about 3 weeks after birth for the mom’s hypothalamus to kick back in and produce hormones again” she said.
Carpenter says ingesting placenta pills can replenish vitamins like B6 and B12 and hormones after birth and increase milk production.
I’ve made milk kefir for years now and have learned a lot! Here’s some of my tips and tricks to help you move through the learning curve easier 🙂
This is a continuation of my milk kefir recipe. You may want to check that out.
#1) Make kefir with Body Ecology starter packets. They contain potent strains of lactobacillus bacteria and beneficial yeast that are hardy and easily make it into your intestines to work their probiotic magic ✨ These probiotics can help get rid of any pathogenic overgrowth you may have going on. And strengthen your digestion. Unlike most probiotics, the ones in this starter aren’t easily destroyed by antibiotics, fluoride, stomach acid, or chlorine. Worth every cent! And so much cheaper than any probiotic supplement you’ll find in the story. Way cheaper.
Digestive issues include mild, temporary cases of lactose and gluten intolerance to more serious, chronic conditions such as Crohn’s disease and ulcers. Many people have a digestive issue in some shape or form.
Both my kids (see my bloated boy in photo) had digestive issues as did I for too many years. We have since recovered and mostly restored our digestion by following a gut healing protocol called The Body Ecology Diet (B.E.D).
Digestive and gut issues go by different names, but they have two things in common …. yeast overgrowth and leaky gut syndrome …. if a yeast infection is left untreated, the yeast can develop into
Autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors.
ASD and autism are characterized by varying