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ESSENTIAL ITEMS FOR THE NEWBORN MOTHER

ESSENTIAL ITEMS FOR THE NEWBORN MOTHER

We checked with a few newborn mothers to compile a list of essential items for the new mother. Of course, this list will be very personal and depend on each unique situation, but we share with you some basics that would make your post-partum time more peaceful and...

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DATES and ALMOND SMOOTHIE

DATES and ALMOND SMOOTHIE

Ingredients: ● 6 medjool dates ● 20 almonds ● 1 cup of soaking water for the dates ● 1 cup of soaking water for the almonds. Soak them overnight, remove the skin in the morning and throw water. ● Pinches of cardamom, cinnamon and / or nutmeg (optional) ● 2 cups of...

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IDEAS FOR SELF-CARE

IDEAS FOR SELF-CARE

ABHYANGA SELF-MASSAGE with WARM OIL  Abhyanga is a traditional Ayurvedic massage. Abhi means “directed towards” and anga means “movement”. Abhyanga is a massage with a generous amount of oil. It synchronizes with and follows the movements of the blood circulation. It...

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MY POSTPARTUM

MY POSTPARTUM

Testimony by new mother Joana Salvador 15/07/2020: Even when everything is going well… and me and my baby are happy and healthy, a visceral feeling of tiredness and frustration comes up. I'm 40 years old and in April 2020 I started my second journey as a mother. The...

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The Postnatal Support Network (PSN) addresses the importance of a well-prepared and relaxing 40 day postnatal period. It is an international organisation with a non-medical and social network, informing families and especially mothers about this special and delicate time after birth.