Losing weight post your delivery might be one concern of yours, but there is another one that you should have, which is far more important than losing weight; being at the top of your health game when your baby arrives!
Food is the best medicine for you at this time, and the right kind of food will help you heal, recover and recuperate from the journey you have had.
Here are our top 5 picks of the best post-pregnancy foods you should be having post the delivery.
Oranges are amazing when it comes to helping you gain the much needed energy that is required at a challenging time like this one. The best part about oranges is that they are exceptionally portable and like other citrus fruits, are also brilliant breastfeeding foods as nursing mums need more Vitamin C than women who are not breastfeeding.
Low-Fat Dairy Product
Low-fat dairy products are absolutely amazing when it comes to given you a much needed boost of both calcium and Vitamin D. Apart from this, they also provide your recovering body with protein and various B vitamins. Since you are already providing your baby with plenty of calcium via your breast milk, you need to also fulfil your own calcium needs.
A healthy breakfast will always be of the utmost importance especially with the number of sleepless nights you will be having from here on out. Whole-grain cereals will provide you with the much needed energy that you will need to get through the day.
Eggs for breakfast ensure that you get the much needed protein boost you to help you through the rest of your day. Eggs are versatile, you can have them boiled, scrambled or even as an omelette, all that suit your needs!
Remember to take care of yourself post the delivery of your baby since the healthier you are, the healthier your baby will be too.