Maternity

Maternity is defined as "of, pertaining to, or for the period in which a woman is pregnant or has just given birth to a child." It is also defined as "the state of being a mother; motherhood." Mothers, motherhood, birth, and pregnancy – all things we're passionate about at here at Robelyn Labs. While our focus is maternity skin care, we strive to provide our customers with more than just skin care information. That's why we often share information about other pregnancy health concerns (diabetes, bed rest), as well as more "fun" topics like baby name trends, and how to pamper yourself during your pregnancy.


Pregnancy Stretch Marks - How Can You Avoid Them
By: Tracy Hughes / 13 Comments

Pregnancy Stretch Marks - How Can You Avoid Them

Many factors contribute to how prone you are to developing stretch marks when you’re pregnant. Your health, lifestyle, and genetics are all factors. But you can counter act many of these components - before, during, and after your pregnancy.

How can I get rid of my stretch marks?
By: Bill McConnell / 12 Comments

How can I get rid of my stretch marks?

​Opinions vary on how successful topical treatments are when it comes to treating or removing stretch marks. Most medical professionals will insist that laser resurfacing or surgery are the only truly effective methods. But other medical professionals, such as dermatologists, will suggest that Retin-A (tretinoin) creams can be effective. Step down one level to aestheticians and you’ll find recommendations for anything from wraps to lotions to natural remedies. So if the medical and professionals can’t agree, how are you suppose to figure it out?

Massage Therapy During Pregnancy
By: Gemma / 11 Comments

Massage Therapy During Pregnancy

Massage therapy as a general rule, is very helpful with overall health to reduce stress and relieve muscle tension. During pregnancy would seem an optimal time for such a treatment. However, since everything we do while pregnant affects our child and our body, we need to understand the benefits and risks associated with massage therapy while pregnant.

What to do while on maternity leave
By: gemma / 13 Comments

What to do while on maternity leave

Many women spend countless hours making sure they stay healthy while pregnant, they plan for the actual birth, and get ready for baby’s arrival. But what comes after baby is here?

Getting Sleep While Pregnant
By: Michelle / 13 Comments

Getting Sleep While Pregnant

Getting proper rest is very important while you are pregnant. After all once baby comes sleep will be a distant memory, so resting up in the months prior while your body works hard to create the life inside should be a priority. However with all the discomfort and changes you might find you are having a harder time then usual getting the sleep you need.

What to consider when you’re over 35 and pregnant
By: Dawn / 57 Comments

What to consider when you’re over 35 and pregnant

A higher percentage of women are delaying childbirth until their 30s. Approximately 20 percent conceive and are pregnant for the first time after the age of 35. While modern medicine has made later births safer and even routine - there are still unique risks associated with being pregnant and older.

Advice on what to say to new moms and dads
By: Serena Jones / 12 Comments

Advice on what to say to new moms and dads

Now of course it would take a callous, stone-hearted person to turn to new parents, the mom in particular and tell them their bundle of joy is ugly. But sometimes, you’ll freeze up, not knowing what to say or comment. So here are a few tips.

Are Fireworks Safe For Baby
By: Angela / 45 Comments

Are Fireworks Safe For Baby

Independence Day is coming, and if you are a new mom you might be contemplating the question of whether or not to go see the fireworks show. Will it hurt the baby’s hearing? Will it scare them? Maybe it's better to stay at home? Before you get all paranoid that taking your baby out to see the show might cause glares of disapproval from busy bodies, let me share with you my own personal story to make you feel better.

Is it possible to tattoo over stretch marks?
By: Serena Jones / 11 Comments

Is it possible to tattoo over stretch marks?

It seems there are some differing opinions on the subject of tattooing over stretch marks. As we all know, stretch marks are scars - damaged skin. And, as tattooing is an art, the outcome of the piece is somewhat dependent on the integrity of the canvas - in this case, the skin.