Postpartum Recovery Foods: What to Expect

The following list will give you a good sense of how you might nourish your postpartum body immediately following birth:

  • Light, easily digestible meals that are warming & cooked
  • Iron rich foods
  • Fiber rich foods such as grains; cooked or raw fruits and vegetables
  • Antioxidant fruits especially berries
  • Dark, leafy greens, cooked or raw in moderation
  • Watermelon, helpful after blood loss
  • Bone Broth & Soups (Freshly made in NYC at Brodo, offers delivery & pick up)
  • Yogurts
  • Coconut water for natural electrolytes
  • Protein snacks (nuts, nut butters, chomps sticks)
  • Granola
  • Crackers & dips i.e. hummus
  • Other high protein snacks
  • Large water bottle to track total daily intake

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