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Making sure that you are following an adequate diet after child birth

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The job of a mother is never done and as so, women that have recently given birth to their children will have a lot to handle before they can peacefully relax and watch their kids run around the yard. That being said, maintaining your body should be one of your top priorities and despite what many might argue about “putting your baby ahead of everything”, you still need to eat, drinks, sleep and overall enjoy life.  If you need to make a change to how you body looks, you call a plastic surgeon, but if you need to change how your body feels or works, you follow a diet.

Dairy

Dairy basically means products made out of milk. You can consume cheese, yogurt, milk and all kinds of other dairy products which will be very good for you. They are beneficial in general, let alone when you are recovering from child birth and need all those nutrients even more. When it comes to nutrients, dairy offers a lot, and helps with the development of a well rounded structure for the baby’s bones. The nutrients from dairy are absorbed into breast milk and passed on to the baby. Here’s what you can get from dairy:

  • Calcium
  • B Vitamins
  • Protein

Vegetables

There are lots of different types of vegetables and they all help in some way with your recovery and the development of your baby. If you want to get some non-animal protein, you can get them from the likes of beans and other legumes. If you’re looking for more antioxidants in your system, you can turn to leafy veggies and other green vegetables. Overall, you stand to benefit a lot from eating vegetables. Here’s a list of some of the nutrients you can except to get from vegetables and legumes:

  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin A
  • Iron
  • Dietary Calcium
  • Antioxidants

Fruits

Fruits are another very important category that you should not neglect and it should be no surprise that it is in this list. There are many different types of fruits you can take advantage of. If you need more energy, you can consume blueberries for their great reserves of healthy carbohydrates. If you need more Vitamin C in your life, you can have your way with all kinds of citrus ranging from the fan favorite orange to the much loved food enhanced the lemon. Both the juice and the fruit itself contain Vitamin C and are great for your needs and recovering body. So overall, you can expect to gain quite a bit from fruits of all kinds:

  • Minerals
  • Vitamins
  • Vitamin C
  • Carbs

Specific meats

When it comes to meat, many might think that it doesn’t have much to do on this list but that’s quite the opposite. There are different meats that bring an amazing income of valuable nutrients and vitamins. There are lean meats which are great because they help you avoid the fatty kinds, and there is also fish meat. Salmon meat is considered to be one of the most rich in nutrients meats out there and ex-pregnant ladies should take any opportunity they get to consume more salmon. So overall, here’s what meats (of the right kind) can give you:

  • Energy
  • Vitamin B12
  • Protein
  • Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA for short, plays a role in the growth of the nervous system)

 

 

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LaDonna Dennis is the founder and creator of Mom Blog Society. She wears many hats. She is a Homemaker*Blogger*Crafter*Reader*Pinner*Friend*Animal Lover* Former writer of Frost Illustrated and, Cancer…SURVIVOR! LaDonna is happily married to the love of her life, the mother of 3 grown children and “Grams” to 3 grand children. She adores animals, and has four furbabies: Makia ( a German Shepherd, who’s mission in life is to be her attached to her hip) and Hachie, (an OCD Alaskan Malamute, and Akia (An Alaskan Malamute) who is just sweet as can be. And Sassy, a four month old German Shepherd who has quickly stolen her heart and become the most precious fur baby of all times. Aside from the humans in her life, LaDonna’s fur babies are her world.

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