The new mother needs healthy sleep patterns so her brain can restore, her body can rejuvenate & heal from birth, & to share healthy sleep rhythms with Baby.
Postpartum Health Articles
A Delightful Diet for Postpartum Mamas
Add in high quality plant-based foods for a postpartum diet AKA “way of life” founded on optimal nutrition. Redirect your cravings to nutrient-dense foods!
6 Nourishing Eating Habits for New Mamas
Pregnancy and motherhood can be a motivating time to enhance your personal story about eating and create a more nourishing story to pass to your offspring.
Coco-Curry Salmon Soup
Coconut & salmon replenish reserves that are diminished from pregnancy & breastfeeding. These foods also help prevent & support postpartum depression.
Beet, Basil and Goat Cheese Sandwiches
In the early months postpartum up to the first year, beets are a great vegetable in your postpartum nutrition to support vitality by replenishing the blood. Here is a recipe by Mamashine contributor Kate Short Lindsay using beautiful golden beets, but red beets are...
Ayurvedic Hot Oil Self-Massage
One of the most effective practices for postpartum healing and throughout early motherhood is Ayurvedic hot oil massage called "Abhyanga." From a Chinese medicine perspective, a woman after pregnancy, and for months afterwards, is said to be deficient in her body's...
12 Tips To Get Your Baby To Sleep Through The Night
The most common question from new moms on Google is "How to get baby to sleep through the night?" One of the best resources I have found on all matters regarding sleep for babies, for all children, teens and particularly for toddler sleep problems comes from the book...
Postpartum Sleep Deprivation Tip #1
Modern electricity is something we take for granted. It lets us have and do so much, but there is one subtle and negative effect it can have on our health. Something some people are more sensitive to than other people. Baby is trying to learn to attune their circadian...
10 Sleep Tips For Breastfeeding Moms
Moms’ lives are busy! We need to wake in the morning feeling refreshed & well-rested. These 10 sleep tips are effective & safe for breastfeeding moms.
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