While pregnant with Older Brother (7) and Little Brother (almost 4), I used so many prescription drugs and over the counter medicines. I was fairly healthy and strong during my first pregnancy, but still faced normal complaints like allergies, colds, heartburn, etc., which “required” the use of products I am no longer comfortable using.
During my pregnancy four years ago with Little Brother, I was in poor health. I’d received a diagnosis of thyroid disease (Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis)* and my immune system was shot. Once again, I had to rely on a variety of prescription and OTC medicines to get me through.
*Looking for thyroid resources? Check out My Top 6 Thyroid Resources.
This time around, I am so very grateful for essential oils! I use them for everything, just like I did before the pregnancy. I never worry about their safety, or the potential impact on Baby Brother. What’s more, my health has been downright amazing over these past six months of pregnancy. Continue reading