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Tag: diet for after having a baby

Guidelines for Postpartum Nutrition

Published November 26, 2007        by Nicole

Continue eating a good quality diet just as you did during pregnancy.  If you are not breastfeeding, your nutrient and calorie needs will be the same as they were before you became pregnant.  If you are breastfeeding, or if you’re anemic or recovering from a cesarean delivery, special nutritional management is most certainly in order. Take a creative approach to nutrition, choosing foods that take little or no preparation.  Fresh organic fruit, raw vegetables, melted cheese on toast, cottage cheese for breakfast, and yogurt with sunflower seeds or granola are quick and nutritious.  Broiled meats and fish are faster to prepare than casseroles and can be prepared whenever you have time to eat. Let friends and family help you by providing nutritious meals during the early months after Read more