Are you a new mom struggling to balance the demands of motherhood with self care? Curious about how to best support your body postpartum? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki explore the hormonal shifts that can drive postpartum depression and anxiety, common nutrient deficiencies that occur in new moms and how to best support your body during the marathon of new motherhood!
In this episode, Ali shares details from her own postpartum recovery during Stella’s first year. With the increased demand on the body that occurs from nine plus months of carrying a child, the incredible feat of labor and delivery, sleepless night and breastfeeding, many new mommas deal with symptoms of hormonal imbalance and micronutrient deficiency. In this episode, you will learn about the most important nutrients for postpartum recovery, safe supplements during breastfeeding as well as food-as-medicine solutions to support your body during this taxing time.
Also in this episode:
- The Role of the Placenta
- Pros and Cons of Placenta Consumption
- Ali’s Thoughts on Delayed Cord Clamping
- Common Drivers of Micronutrient Deficiency in New Moms
- Recipe Ideas for Busy Moms
- Supplement Recommendations