The first few weeks and months after a baby's birth
can be a wonderful and confusing time. While trying
to discover the best ways to care for her child, new
and even experienced mothers often neglect their own
health. However, it is essential that mothers pay as
much attention to their own wellness as they pay to
their baby's health and happiness.
In this book Robin Lim guides mothers through the
best methods of mother and baby postpartum care,
including parental nurturing, breastfeeding, the
role of the father, nutrition, and early sensory
Focusing on natural and wholesome practices, After
The Baby's Birth is a sensitive, practical guide to
post-pregnancy health. It includes touching personal
stories based on real-life experiences of mothers, a
collection of delicious recipes formulated
especially for postpartum women, plus a special
chapter dedicated to the ancient practice of
Between the bizarre food cravings and the nausea,
preparing balanced meals is often the last thing on
your mind when you're pregnant. In Eating For Two,
childcare and women's-wellness expert Robin Lim
presents more than 150 easy-to-prepare recipes,
using wholesome and simple ingredients for achieving
optimal health and avoiding discomforting side
effects during pregnancy.
With a focus on plentiful options for nutritious and
satisfying meals, she also provides information to
determine which foods deliver sufficient protein,
calcium, iron, and other necessary nutrients, to
ensure a healthy start for the new baby.
An essential cookbook and resource for mothers-to-be
and breastfeeding moms, Eating For Two is like
having a wise-woman healer, supportive friend, and
personal nutritionist by your side.Eating wisely can
be the best prevention for the most common
pregnancy-related complaints as well as healthy
The book includes
a Three-Day Food Diary for accurately determining
your daily vitamin and mineral intake, and
recommends preventative remedies to help stave off
nausea, insomnia, joint swelling, and heartburn.
Plus, it offers advice on foods to avoid during
pregnancy, as well as important information on
genetically engineered foods.
This new book explores the important but
culturally-forgotten practice of delaying cutting
the umbilical cord after birth. In it, Lim
illustrates the power of the placenta to deliver
nutrients, stem cells, antibodies, and even 'extra'
intelligence to the baby, for several hours (or
more) after birth.
video of Robin discussing this)