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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…
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…