Blog & Updates
Hearts full of joy, we introduce a new rubric to our newsletter and blog: postpARTum! Here the Postnatal Support Network invites artists to share their art inspired by the idea of Mothering the Newborn Mother and the universe of postpartum experiences. Today we...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Newsletter – Fall 2020
Postnatal Support Network Update - Q2-3/2020Fall Equinox at the Postnatal Support NetworkThe Fall Equinox is here - on September 22, 2020, the Sun stands still, the day is equal to the night. It is time to bow in gratitude for what we have, time to rejoice at the...
Post Natal Care in post Covid-19 world
Siri Amrit Khalsa, one of PSN Lead Trainers and a Doula, talked to us about what it was like to support families during a world stilled by quarantine.
RECIPE: Shiitake Immune-Boost Broth
Either you are a new mum with your new-born needing all your attention and care or not, it’s now more important than ever to protect yourself from colds and keep your immune system strong. This meat-free broth benefits from the immune-boosting power of mushrooms —long...
Quarantine, postpartum rest and Female Cycles
written by Satya Kaur - Co-founder Postnatal Support Network At a time when Quarantine has become part of our day-to-day vocabulary, let us look into its spiritual meaning as it applies to female life cycles. True, Quarantine is now being used to refer to 2 weeks of...
Mothers need to eat too while they are breastfeeding – with recipe
Milk production burns 500 calories a day, which means that breast-feeding mothers need to eat extra 500 calories a day to meet that need. As baby gets bigger and hungrier, mothers may have to add even more calories-that is, until solids are added to the menu and the...
Newsletter – 2019
As the year comes to an end, it is the right time to look back and reflect…
We are happy and proud to announce that this year we have been able to train 57 helpers in Austria, France and The Netherlands.
How to join Postnatal Support Network
Local engagement is the most important foundation that helps to create a stable and efficient network which can then organize support for mothers everywhere. For more information about this valuable and fulfilling work, please check out the new video, made by our International Coordinator Agnieszka Bera
Meet the new PSN Director
I am Simona Giancola, I am a 38 years old professional, originally Italian, with an international background. After having lived - for study and for work - in several European countries, I settled in the Netherlands 10 years ago.I have worked and volunteered in the...
Tea for breast feeding
INGREDIENTS : 1 tea spoon : flax seeds, anyseeds and cumin seeds. Boil for 10 minutes in 2 liters of wáter. Then add 1 teaspoon of nettle leaves. Filter and sweeten according to your taste.
Ghee (clarified butter)
INGREDIENTS : Unsalted butter Let the butter cook in very low heat. (don’t worry if it starts to splutter). Don’t touch it. Once golden Brown turn off the fire and let the pan rest for some minutes without moving it, so the grease cools down and a crust forms. Then,...
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