The Womb Academy Blog
3 amazing foods to benefit your post-partum healing.
After giving birth, your body needs time to heal and regain strength. One important aspect of postpartum recovery is nutrition. In TCM, certain foods are recommended for their healing properties and ability to nourish the body. Among them are eggplant, pumpkin, and sweet potato.
Let's take a closer look at these three vegetables and their benefits for women postpartum.
In TCM, eggplant is believed to nourish yin, clear heat, and promote urination. Yin is a concept in TCM that …
Healing from a cesarean birth with the help of Traditional Chinese Medicine 💫
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), cesarean birth is considered a major surgical procedure that can disrupt the body's energy flow and lead to imbalances that can affect physical and emotional health.
From a TCM perspective, pregnancy and childbirth are seen as a process of transforming and nourishing the body's qi, or vital energy. Qi flows through channels in the body known as meridians, and during pregnancy, the meridians associated with the uterus and reproductive organs are especially …
The Diet after Cesarean
What you eat is essential for the body to regain its energy and be well-functioning on all levels again - physically as well as mentally.
There is no ‘one size fits all’ solution to the diet. Since we are all individuals - the diet is individual for everyone.
Some people tolerate strong food and others do not. Some are fine with sugar and milk while others’ digestion is affected by the same foods.
Some of the most important about the diet after cesarean is easily digestible and temperated foo…
How to heal after Miscarriage
Your grief can be treated. And the sooner you get started - the better. Grief creates trauma to the body and the longer the grief is allowed in the body - the deeper it will manifest. This can result in both mental and and psychical imbalances such as fatigue, dizziness and tinnitus. Untreated, the physical imbalances can develop into unconscious tics, cramps, muscle aches and it will all continue if you decide to ignore it.
We all react differently to our traumas and therefore it can be a grea…
Breastfeeding after Cesarean
There is several reasons why breast milk is insufficient or why the production is slow. Especially if you have experienced an acute cesarean, which is often more straining for the body and for some more painful than an expected cesarean.
Firstly, the body needs energy to start the milk production and you might have been several hours in labor? You may even have reached the delivery phase? Therefore, it is not surprising that the body is lacking energy. There is the cesarian section itself, whi…