Pregnancy + Oils

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YL is HUGE in prenatal care. I have been so, so thankful for my YL products to help support my body while it’s working hard to create a child. There’s a lot out there when it comes to what is and isn’t recommended during pregnancy. You are the keeper of your body so you should do what makes you feel comfortable and create your own regimen. This is mine. I make my decisions based on science backed articles discussing Young Living specifically and only. We all know that essential oils vary greatly between companies, so please, please please do not use oils you got from amazon, the grocery store or the mall for the below. It really wouldn’t be applicable to the quality of oils we get from Young Living and not even remotely as safe.

Progessence Plus: Okay, I love this. Grabbed this to use for hormone support especially for us trying to get pregnant. This is to be use as you are trying to conceive and throughout your first trimester as the combination of high estrogen and progesterone levels suppress further ovulation during pregnancy, (preventing miscarriage). Progesterone is a female hormone important for the regulation of ovulation and menstruation. If a pregnancy occurs, progesterone is produced in the placenta, and levels remain elevated throughout the pregnancy. The  Progesterone also encourages the growth of milk-producing glands in the breast during pregnancy. Use through first trimester may increase your nausea, headaches and moodiness but it is well worth it to have that support.

CBD: I love CBD, it has changed my anxious life. Many are unsure about taking it during pregnancy and while BF – do your own research and do what you feel comfy with. I will remain ingesting and applying CBD when I get pregnant again. (I didn’t know about CBD with JJ)

Keep your hair, ladies! Take sulfurzyme while pregnant to prevent PP hair loss! Take it every single day to keep your locks long and full. Also use your mermaid spray daily! I never lost hair PP with jj, and I don’t plan on it with this one. Sulfurzyme has changed my hair.

Lemon, Digize + Gentle Baby (Heartburn): rub along your neck. 

Restless Leg: this is caused by a lack of magnesium believe it or not – which kidscents unwind has a ton of!!!!! and its bomb for sleep, i take a half packet every night. I also rub cbd on my legs and its instant relief.
 

Spearmint and Aromaease aromarings (nausea/more at bottom of article): For those blessed with first trimester nausea, rub a few drops over your liver, sniff it, diffuse it. Ningxia and Super B were my game changers when it came to nausea.

Claraderm Spray: To soothe your vajeen area, sorry if TMI but 15 lbs of baby pressing on your parts does not feel good! This stuff also helps prepare your lady parts for birth, strengthening your downstairs to prevent tearing. Start spraying at 33 weeks a few times a day.

High Blood Pressure:
 
◖ aroma life – apply a few drops over your heart
◖ ylang ylang – same thing, alllll day
◖ ningxia
 
 
Restless Leg: this is caused by a lack of magnesium believe it or not – which kidscents unwind has a ton of!!!!! and its bomb for sleep, i take a half packet every night. I also rub cbd on my legs and its instant relief.
 

Spearmint and Aromaease aromarings (nausea): For those blessed with first trimester nausea, rub a few drops over your liver, sniff it, diffuse it. Ningxia and Super B were my game changers when it came to nausea.

Claraderm Spray: To soothe your vajeen area, sorry if TMI but 15 lbs of baby pressing on your parts does not feel good! This stuff also helps prepare your lady parts for birth, strengthening your downstairs to prevent tearing. Start spraying at 33 weeks a few times a day.

Water Retention: Cypress oil. Cypresssssss oilllllllll. It is unreal for water retention. Massage those swollen ankles every single night!

◖ often as pregnancy progresses, circulation isnt the best. a gentle leg massage at night with cypress should do the trick. i would even add lavender drops to a bucket of warm water and epson salt, soak those puppies each night! ◖ aroma life, cypress, helichrysum and tangerine oil // all work for the massage and foot soak ◖ omegagize // take one to four capsules daily ◖ cardiogize

 

Back Pain:

◖ deep relief roller
◖ valor (liquid xanax) roller or apply neat
◖ cool azul cream
◖ agilease supplements
◖ CBD muscle RUBBBBBBBBBBB
 
 

Belly Butter: I made this for myself and my best gal through her pregnancy. Shae butter, cocoa butter, jojoba, frank, lav, and gentle baby to prevent cellulite and to soothe your baby all at the same time. All of these oils are great for your babe so rub away every single night.

NINGXIA. Cannot say enough about drinking Ningxia every damn day. Packed with nutrients and antioxidants to give you natural energy. Personally, I am not completely done drinking coffee, but I had to cut down my intake. Ningxia really helped me make it through while I was nauseous. SO good for you and the baby. Your levels will shock your docs.

 

Peppermint (headaches + nausea): This one is on the “use cautiously” during pregnancy list but I am so thankful for it! When an oil is on this list, it’s important to look at WHY it is there. Peppermint, when rubbed on the belly *can* flip the baby. Okay, so I’m not rubbing a bottle of peppermint on my belly every night, because, well why would I do that? When my hormone headache occurs, I rub pep on my temples and neck and instant relief!

Constipation: Pregnancy brings on many issues, one of them being not being able to poop regularly.
 
◖ balance complete: add to daily routine, promise it’ll work
◖ ICP – add to your ningxia! sweet powder.
◖ life 9 supplement every night
◖ comfortone capsules before breakfast and bedtime may provide some relief as well.
◖ essentialzyme (you should take this everyday regardless, its legit the best)
 
 

Seedlings Line: Start stocking up now! Honestly knowing all of the chemicals in baby products (lotions, etc.) I won’t use anything but YL products on my kids. Super affordable, all last forever and can be diluted to last even beyond that.

Sheerlume: This is for the dark spots, also known as Melasma, that you tend to get on your face during pregnancy. This stuff is WILD. Works almost instantly.

Breech Baby: Peppermint!!! Insane right?? SO many stories on how babies have been flipped thanks to peppermint oil. Apply drops of peppermint to the top of the abdomen and several drops of myrhh to the bottom of the abdomen and massage. The coolness of the peppermint on the babies head will cause the baby to move away and flip eventually with the help of massaging.
 
 

Omegagize: Here are just a FEW of the benefits of taking a fish oil (common pregnancy symptoms)

◖ lower blood pressure
◖ lowers inflammation
◖ reduce triglycerides
◖ slows the development of plaque in the arteries
◖ reduces the chance of abnormal heart rythym
◖ reduces the likelihood of heart attack and stroke
◖ lessens the chance of sudden cardiac death in people with heart disease.
 
 

Clary Sage: Have this on deck for around your due date. This helps regulate contractions naturally. If you are late, this is a natural way to get the baby moving along. Diffuse during labor!

Body Butter: I made this for myself and my best gal through her pregnancy. Shae butter, cocoa butter, jojoba, frank, lav, and gentle baby to prevent cellulite and to soothe your baby all at the same time. All of these oils are great for your babe so rub away every single night.

Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are usually caused from straining during bowel movements, obesity, or pregnancy. Typically they do go away, what I have found to work if Tea Tree and Rose Ointment. Dab some tea tree on a cotton round and wipe all over, followed by rose ointment. To keep things moving and try to avoid them you can use Balance Complete which is high in fiber.

Mineral Essence: drops in your tea at night. Crucial for our bodies in this time. Has a yucky taste but I played with it and found its best with hot tea at night.

◖ restless leg is a magensium deficiency and this is bomb for that
◖ charlie horses
◖ snooze
 
 

Peppermint (headaches + nausea): This one is on the “use cautiously” during pregnancy list but I am so thankful for it! When an oil is on this list, it’s important to look at WHY it is there. Peppermint, when rubbed on the belly *can* flip the baby. Okay, so I’m not rubbing a bottle of peppermint on my belly every night, because, well why would I do that? When my hormone headache occurs, I rub pep on my temples and neck and instant relief!

Constipation: Pregnancy brings on many issues, one of them being not being able to poop regularly.
 
◖ balance complete: add to daily routine, promise it’ll work
◖ ICP – add to your ningxia! sweet powder.
◖ life 9 supplement every night
◖ comfortone capsules before breakfast and bedtime may provide some relief as well.
◖ essentialzyme (you should take this everyday regardless, its legit the best)
 
 

Seedlings Line: Start stocking up now! Honestly knowing all of the chemicals in baby products (lotions, etc.) I won’t use anything but YL products on my kids. Super affordable, all last forever and can be diluted to last even beyond that.

Sheerlume: This is for the dark spots, also known as Melasma, that you tend to get on your face during pregnancy. This stuff is WILD. Works almost instantly.

Breech Baby: Peppermint!!! Insane right?? SO many stories on how babies have been flipped thanks to peppermint oil. Apply drops of peppermint to the top of the abdomen and several drops of myrhh to the bottom of the abdomen and massage. The coolness of the peppermint on the babies head will cause the baby to move away and flip eventually with the help of massaging.
 
 

Prenatal Supplements

Master Formula: Instead of taking all of the below, master formula will act as your prenatal paired with multigreens. 

Super B: You are going to be extremely fatigued so these are amazing support for drowsiness and nausea. Unfortunately, B vitamins are not stored in the body and they must be replenished daily. For pregnancy, you should insist on folate vs folic acid in your prenatal wellness regimen for the absolute best your babe can get and this supplement has just that.

Super Cal: Contains all of the calcium and minerals your baby needs to develop their teensy bones and teeth. How friggin cute. This supplement is amazing for the integrity and structure of your bones and teeth as well!

Super C:  All the vitamin C! Our immune systems are suppressed during pregnancy and I love having this supplement to keep me above the wellness line, free from the nasty headcold. You aren’t able to take antibiotics when you are sick so Super C it up!

Inner Defense: I pop this capsule open and apply it tothe bottom of my feet one or twice a week to stay ahead of illness.

Multigreens: You and your babe need your daily source of greens in this bioactive sea vegetable energy source for vitality. The combination of bee pollen and essential oil blend helps to increase assimilation of the nutrients with an excellent choline source for energy production. Some people dump 2-3 of these capsules in their morning smoothie.

Life 9: Pregnancy = irregular BM’s.Take this guy at night!Life 9 is a proprietary, high-potency probiotic that combines 17 billion live cultures from nine beneficial bacteria strains. You see, there are microbes in the lower intestinal tract that help us digest food, fight harmful bacteria, and regulate the immune system. But sometimes an imbalance of microbes occurs, leading to running to the bathroom… if you get my drift … and other health problems.

Olive Essentials: Heart health and overall well being. Each capsule of Olive Essentials has as much hydroxytyrosol as a liter of extra virgin olive oil, delivering a concentrated amount of this invaluable compound.

Illumineyes: So what they don’t tell you is that pregnancy leaves you blind. This capsule supports your eyes and skin with the powerful ingredients featuring lutein and zeaxanthin. Yhis proprietary formula helps reduce eye strain, protects eyes from damaging blue light, and maintains vibrant skin. IlluminEyes can also help support your eye health in the long-term—vitamins A and C both have properties that may help reduce eye health deterioration commonly related to age.

ImmuPro: Idk about you but I am doing whatever I can to avoid any illness going around. Seriously, carrying a child is enough effort in itself. These chewy tablets not only keep you above the wellness line, they’re BOMB for sleep. Take these at night because they deliver melatonin which encourages restful sleep by promoting the body’s natural sleep rhythm.

Omegagize: Here are just a FEW of the benefits of taking a fish oil (common pregnancy symptoms)

◖ lower blood pressure
◖ lowers inflammation
◖ reduce triglycerides
◖ slows the development of plaque in the arteries
◖ reduces the chance of abnormal heart rythym
◖ reduces the likelihood of heart attack and stroke
◖ lessens the chance of sudden cardiac death in people with heart disease.
 
 

Nausea (deserves its own section)

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Honestly God bless, it’s truly the worst shit ever. With JJ it was bad. It was all day flu like symptoms and I wouldn’t actually vomit, just nauseous and smell sensitive all damn day. Cringe at the thought. Anyway, moms going through it, I see you and I am praying for you, especially if you have another one to look after at the same time, it’s like ummm hellish. Here is what I did to get through. Everyyyyone is different so take this with a grain.

◖ AROMARINGS. Praise the heavens above. I think I had one in my nose for 9 weeks. Literally GAME CHANGE. In your first trimester your sense of smell is INTENSE. They think that may be why we get so nauseous. Who knows. Everything I smelled from my fridge to Jerry cooking chicken made me want to literally DIE. The aroma rings were a lifesaveerrrrrrrrrr, when I was done with one I would put it in a plastic bag with peppermint oil so I could reuse.

◖ Unisom at night. Sleeping pill, people say it helps with nausea. It could’ve eased it but idk honestly. This shit will knock you out but if you don’t think it’s working use Rutavala on your feet for sleep. I could not diffuse anything first trimester, that is literally how ill I was.

◖ Super Vitamin B. Yo swear this is a game changer. I doubled my dose on this.

◖ Ningxia + Club. Water was even an issue to get down so this I drank all day. This way I knew I was getting the nutrients that I was lacking by not eating. I froze my ningxia packets as well. Idk why it went down so much better that way.

◖ Supplements. Wasn’t pretty getting these down BUT I took Master Formula which covers just about everything you need, a prenatal, and Life 9 because I was irregular thanks to hormones. Lmao wild.

◖ Carbs + soup. All I could do. Wooooooo lord it was bad.

◖ Lemons. Lemons in my water, diffused lemon and peppermint all day.

◖ Digize on both belly and back morning and night. The smell is hard to take at this point but it did provide some relief. Peppermint on your tummy should only be avoided in the last tri so you good.

◖ Spearmint oil on your thumb, apply to roof of mouth for some relief. ✨Peppermint behind my neck all day. Eucalyptus and lavender in the shower – idk why this did it for me.

◖ Aromaease is one people swear by but personally I couldn’t stomach the smell. Try it though, everyone is different.

◖ Red raspberry leaf tea is said to help but it didn’t help with me. *gag*

◖ Keep saltines on you at all times. Eat them in the am before you get up.

◖ Get the Gentle Babies book right the F now. It is INCREDIBLE for everything from pregnancy to toddler.

Author: oilswinefine

I thoroughly enjoy vino, my friends, family, and my Young Living everything. Here you will find my random, scattered thoughts and obsessions on one website. Hopefully it is useful to you. Even if it isn’t, thanks for tuning in.

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