Postnatal nutrition

New mothers need to pay attention to their nutrition after giving birth, as their bodies have gone through significant physical changes and require proper nourishment to heal and recover. Here are some general guidelines for postnatal nutrition:

  1. Consume a balanced diet: A balanced diet should include a variety of foods from all food groups, including fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins, and healthy fats.

  2. Stay hydrated: It is important to drink plenty of fluids, particularly water, to help your body recover and function properly.

  3. Eat enough calories: It is important to consume enough calories to support lactation and to help your body recover from childbirth. The average woman needs an additional 500-600 calories per day while breastfeeding.

  4. Eat enough protein: Protein is important for healing and repairing tissues, so it is important to include adequate amounts in your diet. Good sources of protein include lean meats, poultry, fish, beans, nuts, and seeds. FOR VEGANS - Legumes, such as beans, lentils, and chickpeas, are a good source of protein and can be easily incorporated into a variety of dishes. Some grains, such as quinoa and oats, are also good sources of protein. We offer a Vegan Protein Powder that can be used daily with your diet as the perfect source to restore health.

  5. Get enough iron: It is common for new mothers to have low iron levels after giving birth, so it is important to include iron-rich foods in your diet. Good sources of iron include poultry, fish, beans, nuts, and fortified cereals. FOR VEGANS - Nuts and seeds, such as almonds, peanuts, and chia seeds, are good sources of protein & iron and can be eaten as a snack or added to any dish for extra protein.

  6. Consider taking a vitamin supplement: If you are unable to get all the nutrients you need from your diet, you may want to consider taking a vitamin supplement. We offer an Advanced multivitamin for women that is packed with all the proper nutrition that helps build up the nutrients you may miss in foods when there is a poor diet after childbirth. It is important to talk to your healthcare provider before starting any supplement regimen.

  7. We also offer Sea Moss capsules which are filled with 92 of the 102 nutrients our body needs every day to function properly. Provides essential nutrients Sea moss is a rich source of vitamins and minerals, including iodine, calcium, magnesium, and potassium. Some research suggests that sea moss may help lower cholesterol levels and blood pressure, which may be beneficial for heart health. Sea moss is also a rich source of antioxidants, which may help support immune system health. These supplements can be easily incorporated into any diet or meal plan as it is 100% all-natural and vegan-friendly.

  8. Setting aside personal time for self-care is also just as important. That's why we offer services from our partners at "KHOLE BELLA BEAUTY" a profound licensed esthetician to rejuvenate and nourish your skin. A place for you to unwind, relax and be pampered with several flawless services to choose from. I have provided a link for you to book directly with this business :

In conclusion, it is important to pay attention to your overall health after giving birth and to work with your healthcare provider or a registered /certified dietitian to ensure that you are receiving all your vital nutrients to restore proper health. It is important for vegans to pay attention to their protein intake and to include a variety of protein and iron sources in their diet to ensure they are getting all the essential amino acids that meet their nutritional needs to heal and recover after childbirth. Pay attention to specific nutrient needs: Some nutrients may be more difficult to obtain on a vegan diet, such as vitamin B12, omega-3 fatty acids, and iron. It is important to pay attention to these nutrients and to include sources of them in your diet or consider taking supplements as needed. Check out our general meal plans for postnatal moms.



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