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How To Make Healing Postpartum Pads

Natural Creation’s Postpartum Wellness Tea contains the healing herbsCalendula and Comfrey. These Herbs are known for their ability to repair and rejuvenate skin cells, making them ideal for healing after childbirth. Icing your perineum after birth can help bring down swelling and numb discomfort.

Here is how to make healing frozen pads with Natural Creation’s Postpartum Wellness Tea.

Step One:

Boil one liter of water. Remove from heat.

Step Two:

Add tea bag to boiled water. Place lid on pot and steep for 2 hours.

Step Three:

Over the sink, pour infused water onto a thin maxi pad until the pad has fully absorbed the water before water starts dripping.. Repeat with other pads until water is used up or you have the desired number of pads (remaining water can be added to hip baths).

Step Four:

Re-wrap pads in their original packaging, place them in a ziplock bag and in the freezer.

Step Five:

Place frozen pad on top of whatever heavy flow pad you are using for your lochia and this will also absorb the liquid as it melts to your body heat.

After baby is here, you may not have the extra time to prepare pads, so plan ahead. Making Postpartum Pads is a great early labour project. Have the instructions available so your support team can make them for you if you run out of time or if you need more.

Postpartum Wellness Tea Pads are a must have for any new mom, and all Natural Creation doulas make these pads for their clients!  If you are an expectant mom, or a doula wanting to provide your clients with this amazing healing relief, purchase a pack of 4 Postpartum Wellness Bath Teas to make the pads and healing infused water for baths!


  1. Krissy
    Posted June 9, 2014 at 3:37 pm | Permalink

    You don’t freeze them folded. Freeze them flat and then put them in a ziplock bag!!!’n

  2. Posted June 10, 2014 at 2:03 pm | Permalink

    Thank you Krissy – that is a great tip!

  3. melissa
    Posted July 31, 2014 at 3:57 pm | Permalink

    does it matter what kind of tea??

  4. Jamie
    Posted December 13, 2014 at 12:48 am | Permalink

    Second that question about the kind of tea bags to use….seems that would be important?

  5. janadi
    Posted February 9, 2015 at 8:43 pm | Permalink

    What brand and size of pad is pictured?

  6. angel
    Posted February 23, 2015 at 3:55 am | Permalink

    awsome idea… last time i got a freeze pack at hospital it was twenty years ago.. recently i started taking laxsatives got a bad rash from wiping , i use tucks to cool my vaginal and anal area i even bleed this is also good for RASHES UNCOmFORTNESS. GREAT IDEA FREEZE FLAT.

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