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Shruti Mishra
A comprehensive guide to benefits of Ashwagandha if you are trying to conceive, pregnant or a new mother

A comprehensive guide to benefits of Ashwagandha if you are trying to conceive, pregnant or a new mother

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is perhaps the most well known Ayurvedic herb in the US after turmeric and moringa. We have written about the benefits of turmeric and moringa for new moms in the past, but Ashwagandha is an absolute rock-star of Ayurvedic herbs which has some amazing benefits for fertility...

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Jada Shapiro
These 7 practices can help you boost your milk supply

These 7 practices can help you boost your milk supply

Being a new parent is a huge amount of work—not to mention the fact that your body is making milk to nourish a little being. It’s a miracle that we have the energy to keep going! One common problem that can arise is a fluctuating milk supply. So what are...

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Shruti Mishra
4 ultimate lactation smoothies that also nourish and replenish

4 ultimate lactation smoothies that also nourish and replenish

The importance of nutrition for breastfeeding mothers cannot be overstated. A nutrient rich diet not only helps a mother in replenishing her nutrient reserves, it also improves the nutritional content of the breast-milk. Although the need to eat right shouldn't discourage mothers from breastfeeding, adding a few nutrient dense meals...

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Shruti Mishra
Postpartum depletion and the importance of making a postpartum nutrition plan

Postpartum depletion and the importance of making a postpartum nutrition plan

Consider this: post childbirth, most of the mothers are sent home within 2-3 days, and often lack support at home other than their partner (who hopefully has a few days of paternity leave). New mothers are then expected to not only take care of the newborn, but also have no...

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Nidhi Chimnani
4 reasons why new mothers should be having moringa every day

4 reasons why new mothers should be having moringa every day

While Moringa Oleifera has risen in fame in recent years, the plant has been considered a super food in Ayurveda for centuries. The plant’s leaves, flowers, drumsticks, roots and seeds each offer value in terms of nutrition or as natural remedies. Moringa leaves are especially beneficial for new mothers, and...

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Shruti Mishra
Pearl couscous with vegetables and garlic scapes

Pearl couscous with vegetables and garlic scapes

Israeli or pearl couscous is a small whole grain pasta made from semolina or wheat flour. If you haven't tried it before, it has a slight toasty and nutty flavor and chewy texture.  The reason I love pearl couscous for my pasta dish is that it gives me a lot...

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Madalyn Hughes
How to stop postpartum hair loss naturally

How to stop postpartum hair loss naturally

Postpartum period is one of the busiest and overwhelming phase of a woman's life. The last thing you need during this period is an added stress of losing hair quickly. It starts slowly, but you may start noticing thicker chunks of hair falling out in the shower, or increased strands...

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Nidhi Chimnani
The one thing moms want the most this Valentine’s Day

The one thing moms want the most this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and it sure looks different as a mom! I vaguely remember how it used to be in yesteryears… spending weeks shopping around for the perfect outfit and the trendiest gift, and looking for the fanciest restaurant. Hours were spent on getting dressed. Roses...

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