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Fighting Cold and Flu During Pregnancy

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It’s the first week of October; I’m pregnant, and already starting to get sick – UGH! I made it 34 weeks feeling completely healthy, but the start of cold and flu season apparently caught up with me real quick. In the past, I would go for an over the counter cold medication or take a trip to the doctors for antibiotics, but things aren’t so simple anymore.Unfortunately, when you’re pregnant, you’re so limited to only certain over the counter cold medications, which I’m personally still skeptical about taking. Instead of relying on medications, I went back to the old roots […]

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Top All-Natural Cold Remedies

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Cold and Flu season is slowly creeping upon us, which means that I’m writing down all my natural remedies in case I do catch a cold within these next few months. I’m a firm believer in using all-natural remedies as a way to help relieve and prevent any sort of sickness. Coconut oil is my go-to ingredient for fighting cold and flu symptoms due to its anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties. In order to help prevent myself from getting sick and keep my immune system boosted, I consume coconut oil at least 3 times per week. Putting it on toast, in […]

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