For mothers by mothers
NUTRITION AFTER CHILDBIRTH
AYURVEDA FOR POSTPARTUM: FOCUS ON NUTRITION
What is Ayurveda and how can you use this medical system to recover during your postpartum time? This class is open to both expecting mothers and mom’s that just had their baby and want to connect and reach out for tips (babies are welcomed), nevertheless we recommend to attend this class anytime during the third trimester of pregnancy. Topics for the classes:
AYURVEDA & THE SACRED POSTPARTUM WINDOW: What is the Sacred Postpartum Window? Why it is important to plan the next 40 days after childbirth? What are the 3 main pillars, the stages and how I can approach them? When I can start to take action?
AYURVEDA AND POSTNATAL NUTRITION FROM BIRTH TO WEEK 2: What should I eat and drink right after childbirth? What about the first 3 days when I’m preparing for the letdown of milk? What are my allies during the first 10 days postpartum?
AYURVEDA & POSTNATAL NUTRITION FROM WEEK 2-3: Week 2 and 3 postpartum it’s the moment when your start building up on variety still keeping an eye on your real digestive capacity which is our primary focus
AYURVEDA & POSTNATAL NUTRITION FROM WEEK 3 TO WEEK 6: Week 3-6 postpartum. Here things are getting funnier food wise: we work on rebuilding your tissues and your strength
Check the schedule to find your next class.
KITCHEN TIPS AND TRICKS FOR PREGNANCY AND POSTPARTUM
Ever wondered how you can make cooking more efficient while maximizing the nutrition profile of what you eat? Always wanted to eat healthy but it seemed too complicated, too unknown, too much?
In this class we will cover key ingredients to have in your kitchen when pregnant and postpartum, a few cooking tricks to get what's best from your food, and a Soup Mama special - soup making 101! See for yourself that healthy & nutritious doesn't have to be perfect, time consuming, or difficult!
Note: we will not be cooking during the class, so you can decide to join even last minute ;-) You will get a tone of tips for your home cooking, and Emilia will share an easy and delicious soup recipe at the end.
HERBAL REMEDIES & POSTPARTUM HEALING
Ombretta will share herbal remedies that are safe and that support the physiological healing processes involving the uterus involution, the perineal care as well as internal remedies to balance your hormones after childbirth, to support rest and healing the gut.
HOW TO USE HERBS TO MAKE PREGNANCY AND POSTPARTUM RECOVERY SMOOTHER
A guide to a safe herb consumption and support during the time when taking care of the baby & yourself is of utmost importance.
WHAT TO EXPECT:
Discover best nourishing herbs for daily support,
what to avoid,
what helps to have quality rest,
herbs which help to ease labor discomforts,
those that give support during lactation and postpartum inner & outer care.
Learn how to prepare them yourself using enclosed recipes, or where to source quality products online.
PRODUCTS THAT BOOST YOUR MILK SUPPLY
Breastfeeding can be tough and unpleasant until you figure it all out. It takes lots of energy physically and sometimes mentally. Plus you might be stressing out about your milk supply?! There are, however, some good products you can eat to boost your milk supply and we will tell you about it!
NUTRITION TIPS FOR POSTPARTUM RECOVERY
What should I eat during the first days / weeks after having a baby?
Carlijn will share tips and inspiration for healthy and tasty meals that helps recovery.
MEAL PLANNING FOR POSTPARTUM
Tips to make life easier with your new baby is planning your meals ahead!
Carlijn gives practical tips when it comes to planning, stock products and nutritious combinations.