Many cultures hold a special celebration for the arrival of their new baby. It is important that the mother and child are well-fed and supported in the first month to ensure that their health and well-being is maintained. However, in our culture women are expected to return to work immediately after giving birth. This often leaves new mothers fatigued, anxious, prone to complications. These effects on the mother can also affect their baby’s causing anxiety, fuzziness, and sleep issues. Traditional Chinese Medicine also offers a combination of acupuncture, herbs, diet, and lifestyle is applied to support new mothers and their baby’s health and wellness.
Below are a few treatments that can help;
Postpartum Acupuncture Treatment
After birth your hormones go through a rollercoaster. They can fluctuate up and down affecting your body's production of breastmilk. Acupuncture works by stimulating your nervous system. Through the nervous system, acupuncture can help rebalance your body's hormones, increase your energy level, increase the amount of milk your body produces, and support your depleted iron levels.
Postpartum Herbal Medicine
After birth a new mother is depleted of blood and nutrients. Chinese herbal medicine replenishes these lost resources so that she can recover faster. During the 1st year postpartum, chinese herbal medicine supports the healthy function of the thyroid and pituitary hormones can help maintain a healthy digestive and hormonal balance. It can also help lower muscle aches and relieve chronic pain.
Chinese Medicine Nutrition
Mothers are urged to consume warm drinks and eat soft digestible substances to strengthen their yang, promote blood flow, and build qi. They should also eat a variety of vegetables and protein, as these can help maintain a healthy body.
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