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Shruti Mishra
The Definitive Guide on Consuming Coconut During Pregnancy, Breastfeeding and Postpartum

The Definitive Guide on Consuming Coconut During Pregnancy, Breastfeeding and Postpartum

Coconut is a miracle fruit both during pregnancy and postpartum. From its oils to its water and pulp, this tasty treat has it all. Young tender coconuts are full of coconut water, a soothing and cooling liquid used to pacify high Pitta. As the pulp begins to develop in middle-aged...

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Shruti Mishra
Chocolate While Breastfeeding. Is it Okay to Indulge?

Chocolate While Breastfeeding. Is it Okay to Indulge?

It doesn’t matter if you are a new mom or a veteran mom; we all struggle with postpartum nutrition. This is especially true if your breastfeeding. The guidelines about what you can and can’t ingest, what is and isn’t healthy, change frequently. It’s a lot to keep track of mama!...

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Shruti Mishra
A Comprehensive Guide to Postpartum Benefits of Dashamoola

A Comprehensive Guide to Postpartum Benefits of Dashamoola

Postpartum is such a special time for both new mothers and their newborns. It is a time of discovery, bonding, and joy. But as many moms know, it is also a period of healing, change, and perhaps the most extreme fatigue you have ever experienced. While your baby will often...

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Jasmine Kaur
Giving Birth During COVID

Giving Birth During COVID

Your birth plan. The document you so thoroughly researched and carefully crafted, it outlines everything necessary to give you and your bundle of joy the best possible start. But who would’ve thought to include a pandemic contingency plan? The list of inevitable compromises is not short, and unexpected issues will...

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Rachel Goldstein
Preparing for your Breastfeeding Journey - A Practical Guide for Third Trimester

Preparing for your Breastfeeding Journey - A Practical Guide for Third Trimester

The third trimester is an opportune time to learn about breastfeeding, a bodily function often romanticized as something magical. Forget magic, there is science behind it. Please consider and internalize the fact that breastfeeding is as unique as human breasts are. There is no one typical output that you should measure yourself...

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Shruti Mishra
Nutritionist Recommended Pre and Post Workout Snacks for Pregnancy

Nutritionist Recommended Pre and Post Workout Snacks for Pregnancy

‘Eating Right’ can be a very generic term. It clearly has different meanings in different phases of life. For pregnant and new moms, many things take entirely different forms. For example, a woman who has been active throughout her life and had been working out extensively earlier, same exercises may...

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Shruti Mishra
Sibling rivalry:  Support and advice from a new mom, for a growing family

Sibling rivalry: Support and advice from a new mom, for a growing family

A friend once told me about a pretty serious case of envy that she felt for her newborn sister, seven years her junior. She recalls standing in the balcony of her childhood home, when her favorite uncle came to inform her of the little one’s arrival. My friend recalls standing...

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Shruti Mishra
The Abundant Benefits of Sunflower Seeds for Pregnancy and Postpartum Health

The Abundant Benefits of Sunflower Seeds for Pregnancy and Postpartum Health

They say dreaming of sunflowers represents prosperity and longevity. It also signifies that the dreamer is on the right life path. Apart from having poetic semiotic significance in our dreamscapes, the sunflower has also proven to be an irreplaceable treasure from nature for humankind since time immemorial. The wild sunflower...

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