Motherhood

Healthy Alternatives For The Mothers Who Can't Breastfeed

As a mother, you always want the very best for your little bundle of joy, in terms of their overall health. However, supporting your baby's health can be a problem if you're not able to breastfeed your kid. Fortunately, there are alternatives you can choose, like using donor milk, a homemade formula, or buying commercial products that are organic and which will kickstart your baby's health in the right manner.

9 Signs And Symptoms Of Pregnancy At 7 Weeks

Seven weeks in, by now signs like a missed period, a positive home pregnancy test would have confirmed your pregnancy. Early symptoms that you might be coming to terms with include - nausea on waking, bloating, back pain, extra sensitive breasts. This is also the week when a fetal heartbeat is first detected, thus assuring a healthy, viable ongoing pregnancy.

Introducing Meditation And Chanting To Your Kids

Chanting gives a deep sense of connection and belonging for everyone and not surprisingly, this also applies for children. In Sanskrit, the word ‘man’ indicates the mind, and the word ‘tra’ indicates that which liberates. Thus chanting a mantra can literally deliver the mind from contemplation of the mundane in[.....]

8 Super Foods For Breastfeeding Mothers

Ghee - Improves digestion, nourishes tissue, strengthens the immune system, Oatmeal - Increases milk production, Pomegranate - blood purifier, rich in antioxidants and a symbol of fertility, Ginger - stops uterine bleeding and increases immunity, Garlic - increases milk supply and detoxifies the body after birth, Raspberry leaf - phosphorous and vitamins.

How Ayurveda Can Help Support A New Mother's Needs

A mother feels exhausted, depleted, and tired after childbirth. Ayurveda recommends 6 weeks rest after a child birth. Prolonged discomfort, depression, and lack of recovery can cause fatigue, stress, hemorrhoids, irritability, depression and digestive problems resulting in chronic health problems later. Healthy fresh cooked meals, clean and positive environment, a good warm oil massage, and belly wrapping to restore organs and muscles can help a new mother.