Food for Mum

During our birth project we have been speaking to women from Afghanistan and Syria about their experiences of childbirth both in the UK and their country of origin. Part of the conversation turned recently to food, and the foods the ladies traditionally eat to support Mum when nursing baby.

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We found this link explaining why turmeric may be helpful for nursing Mums

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When talking about recipes, turmeric was a common ingredient used in a lot of dishes given to Mums after birth in Afghanistan and Syria traditionally. There was a shared agreement it is good for healing and for the womb. Lots of sources explain turmeric is anti-inflammatory and is good for a Mum especially when breastfeeding.

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Another website which explains vitamins and minerals a mum requires after giving birth

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ThackrayMedicalMuseum — 1 year ago

Please consult a doctor when undertaking a change in diet before or after giving birth. These websites here have a lot of information but to find out what's best for you it's best to speak to your GP.