Vital Postpartum Recovery with Ayurveda

Ayurveda, the traditional medicine of India, has a complete system of postpartum care that results in a strong postpartum recovery. Alexandra Latten, a Newborn Care Specialist, saw firsthand the astonishing rejuvenative effects Ayurvedic postpartum care had on new mamas. During her recent Online Summit for first-time parents, she interviewed me on the ins and outs of nurturing the mother through Ayurveda.
New mamas go through their own rebirth when their baby is born. How would you like to start again?

Interview Sneak Peek 😲

This recording is packed with lots of actionable tips on how to have a strong postpartum recovery.

Here are some of the highlights:

3:40 ~ What is Ayurveda?

6:40 ~ Soothing postpartum Vata 

12:48 ~ Honoring postpartum/mother’s rebirth

14:13 ~ Basics of postpartum diet

18:30 ~ Proper use of meat

 

 

20:32 ~ Proper use of milk

21:29 ~ The truth about using turmeric postpartum

24:40 ~ Mother’s massage

27:54 ~ Belly-wrapping

29:30 ~ How to ensure your newborns health

30:42Onions and garlic: medicine or menace

32:41 ~ Baby massage

37:38 ~ Elements of a good postpartum care plan

41:50 ~ Should the room be warm or cool?

What was your major “AH HA!” moment during this recording?

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Hot Milk Tonic Chai For Healthy Mamas

Milk is a complete food gifted by Mother Nature to nurture life. It is deeply nourishing when used appropriately, and can be a strong medicine for postpartum nursing mothers. Milk is the most rejuvenative food according to Ayurveda, and has the ability to nourish your deepest tissue layers quicker than any other food.

Simple Lactation Tea For Quality Breastmilk

This herbal tea should be a staple in every mother’s postpartum diet. Don’t let its simplicity fool you. Fennel and fenugreek, spices commonly found in kitchens throughout the world, have wonderfully healing postpartum properties.

Mother’s Massage

Let me be clear right from the start. Mother’s massage is not a luxury, it is a necessity. Please take a moment to let that sink in. The birth and postpartum is not only about the baby, it is just as much about you.

Iron-Rich Postpartum Fruit Compote Recipe

Made from just dried fruits, ghee, juice and spices, this simple iron-rich fruit compote is a great recipe to have in your postpartum care tool belt. Not only are these fruits high in iron, but this recipe is a yummy breakfast or snack.

Ghee: A Postpartum Mother’s Best Friend

Ghee is the most important food you can eat on a daily basis to ensure strong postpartum rejuvenation. Also known as clarified butter, ghee is a pure oil made from unsalted butter. Sweet cooling and digestive, it is as delicious as it is medicinal.