Confinement Food Recipes SingaporeEat Right, Lose Weight, Have Fun Cooking Yourself!
Confinement Food Recipes for Breastfeeding, Cesarea or Natural Childbirth
Confinement food recipes of soups, drinks and dishes for mummies and daddies who enjoy cooking, not looking for any confinement food catering or have no additional help during the postpartum period. There are confinement food recipes for breastfeeding as well to help mothers to increase breast milk supply. Getting back to shape after childbirth could be your main objective but having nutritious confinement food and staying healthy should be your utmost priority for natural childbirth, cesarean or after miscarriage. Chinese herbs such as red dates are known for its high nutritional benefits and is commonly used as ingredient in confinement soup and red dates tea. Eating right and having a well balanced confinement meals not only promote reproductive system recovery but also to help mothers improve Qi and blood deficiencies, restore endocrine functions and loosen muscle tension. A good well balanced meal consists of 2 portions of vegetables, 1 portion of protein, 1 portion of non-meat protein and 1 portion of carbohydrate.
Things To Note During Confinement By Yourself.
If your intention is not to engage a confinement nanny or helper to prepare your confinement meals, a proper planning on your daily menu, grocery shopping and activities in advance would then be necessary in order for you to have a stress free confinement. Get yourself well prepared with all the essential items such as marinade, kitchen gadgets etc. As new mothers tend to have a weaker immune system, it is very important to keep your vegetables and meat fresh. Try to go to the market as regularly as possible in order for mummies to have fresh food. Enjoy a fun and healthy confinement period with the confinement food recipes! Have fun cooking!
The main objective for first week of confinement is to keep mother’s body warm, dispel wind, replenish, nourish blood, heal wounds, avoid blood clots, promote shrinking activating blood to eliminate stasis of uterus and discharge lochia. However, if there is any irregular bleeding, diarrhoea, stomach pain, fever inflammation and flu, please stop consuming the soup and consult your doctor for advice before continuing your meal.
Nutritional and essential confinement drinks recipe.
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