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Post-Natal Depression, Anxiety & Tea

Post-Natal Depression, Anxiety & Tea

9 days ago
Can a tea help with post-natal depression and anxiety?
Lactation Brownies

Lactation Brownies

12 days ago
This lactation brownie recipe can help support your milk supply, and is perfect with a cup of Milk's Up tea!
Cara from The Sleep Method gives her expert advice on how to help your newborn sleep, perfect advice for any new mum or if you're expecting a baby

5 Ways To Help Your Newborn Sleep!

August 25 2020
Cara, founder of the Sleep Method, shares her expert advice on how to help your newborn sleep.  Priceless advice!
HotTea Mama pregnancy teas are perfect as iced tea in the summer

Iced Tea Instructions

July 30 2020
On a hot sunny day, the best way to enjoy our teas is iced.  And it's so easy to do, here are the perfect iced tea instructions...
Raspberry leaf tea by HotTea Mama to drink from 32 weeks pregnant to prepare for labour

Raspberry Leaf - why to wait until 32 weeks

July 21 2020
We don't recommend you start drinking raspberry leaf tea until you're 32 weeks pregnant, and we thought we'd share why!
Tea mocktail recipes to keep you cool in pregnancy or when breastfeeding

Tea Mocktails

May 27 2020
Iced tea mocktail recipes to help keep you cool in the summer heat.
How to prepare for labour with HotTea Mama and Bumps to Babbas

Tips on preparing for labour from Bumps to Babbas

May 19 2020
Our next guest blog is from the wonderful Angela at Bumps to Babbas.  She has some top tips on h...
One handed snacks for new mums by HotTea Mama and Raise Workshops

One Handed Snacks for New Mamas

May 17 2020
During lockdown, we've asked some of our favourite expert mums to put together some advice for yo...
Louise Murray writes about self care for HotTea Mama as a cup of tea can help you relax and stay calm.

Micro Self Care During Lockdown

May 7 2020
Louise Murray, from www.livewellwithlou.com, gives her expert advice on how to use micro self care during lockdown.  It can be as simple as having a cup of tea, focussing on your breathing, and immediately feeling more positive and relaxed.
HotTea Mama oat cookie recipe to support breastfeeding

Oat Cookie Recipe to Support Breastfeeding

March 30 2020
To accompany your Milk's Up breastfeeding cuppa – get baking. Try these oat cookies as they’re super easy and tasty.  Oats are a galactagogue so can help your nursing journey.
HotTea Mama are nominated as finalists in the West Oxfordshire Business Awards 2020 for the Retail Award

West Oxfordshire Business Awards

March 29 2020
We're really proud to say that we've been nominated as a finalist for the Retail Award in the Wes...
HotTea Mama Newborn Wonder white tea is high in anti-oxidants and great for after having a baby

White Tea & Anti-oxidants

March 26 2020
White tea has been shown to be very high in catechins - also known as anti-oxidants.  But what does this really mean?  What health benefits can you get and why is it good after you've had a baby?
HotTea Mama are the Baby Award's Best Maternity Product of 2019 - HotTea Mama

HotTea Mama are the Baby Award's Best Maternity Product of 2019

March 26 2020
We're so proud to say that we just won 'Best Maternity Product' in the 2019 Baby Awards.
Mother & Baby Magazine picked HotTea Mama's Final Push Tea as on of the best raspberry leaf teas in the UK

Mother & Baby Magazine love our Final Push Tea!

February 16 2020
Umm, it's no big deal but Mother and Baby Magazine just named The Final Push one of the best raspberry leaf tea blends available for pregnancy! 
Limiting caffeine is important for pregnancy, HotTea Mama teas can help you with this.

How much caffeine is too much?

February 16 2020
When you're pregnant or breastfeeding, it's best to limit your caffeine intake to 200mg per day.  But what does this mean in real terms?
HotTea Mama is a finalist in the West Oxfordshire Business Awards 2020

West Oxfordshire Business Awards - Finalist Retail Award 2020

February 16 2020
We're very proud to say that we've been selected as a Finalist in the Retail Award at the West Oxfordshire Business Awards.
You should control the amount of tea you drink when pregnant, HotTea Mama advises 3 cups of any tea per day in line with NHS guidelines.

How many cups of HotTea Mama Tea are ok per day when you're pregnant?

February 16 2020
If you're worried about how much tea to drink when you're pregnant, it can be a mine-field to get advice online.  We've pulled the NHS guidelines to give you confidence when drinking our pregnancy teas.
HotTea Mama Morning Rescue blend can ease morning sickness

Helping Morning Sickness Symptoms - Morning Rescue Tea

February 15 2020
How can a tea help morning sickness?  It can't gaurantee to, but there are many natural, caffeine free herbs that can ease nausea.  We have packed these in to our Morning Rescue tea blend.
Alcohol free mulled wine tea, perfect for pregnancy and breastfeeding, by HotTea Mama

Alcohol free, tea total, mulled wine recipe

February 15 2020
If you can't drink alcohol this Christmas, we have the perfect tea-total mulled wine recipe, using our Get Up & Glow tea.
Mince Pie recipe by HotTea Mama

Homemade Christmas Mince Pie Recipe

February 15 2020
This home made mince pie recipe is the perfect combination to have with a cup of our tea.
Breastfeeding teas like HotTea Mama's Milk's Up are high in galactagogues to support milk supply

Breastfeeding Tea and Galactagogues

February 15 2020
Breastfeeding is incredible, but it's also hard.  Many women suffer from low milk supply, or have concerns about how to ensure they are producing enough milk for their babies.  Natural herbs, known as galactagogues, can help support women.  Our Milk's Up tea is full of them, and this is why and how we chose them.

Award Winning Morning Rescue Tea

February 15 2020
Our Morning Rescue Tea won a bronze award for best morning sickness product in the Bizzie Baby Awards.  And here's why it can help nausea in pregnancy...
How to get a lift without drinking caffeine when pregnant or breastfeeding

How To Get A Lift Without Caffeine

February 15 2020
If you need to reduce your caffeine intake, it can be hard to find a way to get a lift in your day.  But our Get Up And Glow tea has a solution to this.  By using grapes as it's base, you get a natural sugar lift, as well as a huge number of vitamins and antioxidants.  Whether you're pregnant, breastfeeding, or just trying to reduce your caffeine dependency, it's magic when you need it.
Gurgle Magazine picking HotTea Mama as a new arrival to watch out for

Gurgle Magazine Loves Our Tea!

February 15 2020
We couldn't be more excited to be featured in Gurgle Magazine!  Given that they're a baby magazine for modern mums, they're right up our street - our teas are for modern mums too.
Emma from Isabella and us, and her daughter, sharing her experience of post-natal depression

Post-natal Depression

February 15 2020
This guest blog is from the lovely Emma at Isabella and Us.  She went through post-natal depression, and shares her story here.
HotTea Mama plastic free, biodegradable whole leaf tea bags

Our Tea Bags Are Plastic Free

February 15 2020
You may have seen in the press that many of the tea brands you find in the supermarket, have plastic in their tea.  We're proud to say that our tea bags are 100% plastic free, and are made from biodegradable cornstarch.  Pop them in your food bin to help the planet!
Nicola from Mummy Nutrition, sharing nutrition tips for the fourth trimester

What To Eat As A New Mummy (Or Daddy!)

February 15 2020

The amazing @mummynutrition has written this post for us, to give the best advice on self care and nutrition in motherhood.  Tea is only a part of what you need!

Laura from the Pregnancy Food Company, talking about fertility and nutrition

Fertility and Nutrition

February 15 2020
Here are 10 top tips on improving your fertility from Laura of The Pregnancy Food Company
Night Owl tea is a herbal tea blended from natural muscle relaxants to help aid sleep

Night Owl Tea - Natural Sleep Aid

February 15 2020
Our Night Owl tea blend is blended using herbal ingredients that are all natural muscle relaxants.  They are caffeine free and safe for pregnancy and if you're breastfeeding.  Learn more about the research showing that chamomile, lavender, valerian root, rooibos and lime flowers can help you sleep.
HotTea Mama raspberry leaf tea and peppermint in The Final Push to help birth preparation

Raspberry Leaf Tea & Birth Preparation

February 15 2020
You may read online that you can drink Raspberry Leaf tea to bring on labour if you're over due.  This is unfortunately not proven to be true at all, but there are some research studies that show that if you drink it from 32 weeks on, you can statistically have a shorter second stage of labour, and less interventions during birth.