20 Ways To Use Coconut Oil Uses During Pregnancy and Infancy

Coconut oil naturally contains high amounts of lauric acid, a fatty acid that supports the immune system. It is often used as a natural remedy for many things. Since lauric acid is important for both pregnant women and infants, coconut oil is a perfect substitute for your typical go-to products. Here is a list of coconut oil uses for moms-to-be and baby:

1. To help diaper rash naturally
2. For stretch marks
3. For cradle cap
4. For yeast infections
5. To help your perineum after birth
6. To help sooth sore and cracked nipples of breastfeeding mothers
7. Cooking with or consuming a few tablespoons daily to help with digestive health
8. Apply to swollen and irritated gums
9. Mix a tablespoon in hot tea when you have a cold or the flu
10. As an all-over skin moisturizer and massage oil
11. For common dry skin problems
12. Consume 3-4 tablespoons daily to help with milk supply in nursing mothers
13. As a safe personal lubricant
14. When consumed daily, helps aid in weight management and sleep
15. In ginger tea to help nausea and heartburn
16. For thrush
17. For  UTIs
18. To help hormonal health
19. For hemorrhoids
20. For nails and hair health

I personally use and recommend Nutiva Certified Organic Coconut Oil. It lasts forever and has so many uses!

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