Pregnancy and Postnatal

Postnatal (Latin for ‘after birth’, from post meaning “after” and natalis meaning “of birth”) is the period beginning immediately after the birth of a child and extending for about six weeks.

Gone are the days when ladies would take off a month or so to come back to normal routine, after a delivery. Strict diet, (though rich in its content, in fact extremely rich), with equally strict physical regime and rest would bring the lady back to houselife healthy and glowing and with all the stamina to look after her own little fortress with its members.

Chapati
Pregnancy and Postnatal, Roti

Dates Chapati

Rich in Iron, this is very good for pregnant women. Ingredients: Wheat Flour – 200 gms Seedless Dates – 10 Butter – 2 tsp Salt – a pinch Method: 1. Grind the dates to a smooth paste. 2. Add the wheat flour to a bowl and add the dates paste. […]

Pirandai
Health, Pregnancy and Postnatal, Sambar

Pirandai Sambar

Pirandai/Perandai (Cissus quadrangularis) is commonly known as Veldt Grape or Devil’s Backbone and is part of the grape family. It is rich in Vitamin C, Iron, Magnesium and Calcium. Generally given to new mothers and toddlers, it is good for the bones and has been used as a medical plant for centuries. Ingredients: […]