Proper postpartum care is a critical step for all new mothers, as it sets the stage for lifetime health and well-being. During this time, a woman’s body is adjusting to multiple physical, social, and psychological changes as she begins to recover from childbirth while feeding and caring for her newborn.
Although this is a great time for joy and excitement, the weeks following childbirth present many challenges. A lack of sleep, physical and mental fatigue, body pain, and breastfeeding difficulties become may become overwhelming.
Many new mothers forego personal self-care to keep up with everything else. Ayurveda has long appreciated the importance of supporting mothers during this, particularly vulnerable time.
Strong digestive health is key to maintaining immunity and resiliency to disease. When digestion is weak, we experience symptoms of gas, bloating, indigestion, constipation, and diarrhea. These symptoms are signaling digestion is weak. This increases your risk for all kinds of diseases and premature aging.