Becoming A Parent And Losing Your Identity

Becoming A Parent And Losing Your Identity

Birth is profound and it can change everything, especially for a first time mother. It rattles many of the foundations on which we’ve lived our lives, and ways we’ve come to identify ourselves. It’s easy to feel like you’re losing your identity...
How I Got Rid Of Mastitis – Forever

How I Got Rid Of Mastitis – Forever

I’ll preface this with a disclaimer – I’m not a lactation consultant, I’m simply a breastfeeding mum who got mastitis 11 times in the first year of breastfeeding. I had the Australian Breastfeeding Association hotline on speed dial. I rang them...
Your Body After Baby, What You Need to Know

Your Body After Baby, What You Need to Know

A breathtaking baby has come into your world, and your astonishing body has birthed her. Nine months of stretching skin and bodily changes have led you to this moment. Suddenly you’re faced with a different conundrum. You are now inhabiting a body that is not the...
Postpartum: What I Wish I Had Known

Postpartum: What I Wish I Had Known

I grew up on the West Coast of Canada and currently live in Northern California with my amazing husband and our beautiful vegan daughter. I love researching all of the amazing benefits that go hand in hand with being plant based, so I was thrilled to find Raise Vegan...
Diastasis Recti, Everything You Need To Know

Diastasis Recti, Everything You Need To Know

Hi, I’m Lynda! I’m a new vegan mommy of one baby boy. I became vegan a few months pre-pregnancy, and am currently raising my son as Vegan. I hope to inspire other mama’s through my love for writing about veganism. Aside from being a mommy and writer, I also have a...
Can Cabbage Really Help Mastitis?

Can Cabbage Really Help Mastitis?

DISCLAIMER: While using cabbage leaves can help, please exercise caution and follow directions, as people do use cabbage leaves to help dry up their supply.   Mastitis Some mothers on the breastfeeding journey, may experience a hard, sore spot on their breast. Upon...