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We clearly understand, diagnose, and treat our patients – and above all, keep clarity within complexity.

POSTPARTUM CARE

Overview

Postpartum is such an important time for mother and baby. The Nest provides supportive treatments for fatigue, lactation issues, mastitis, C-section recovery, depression and anxiety.  Traditional Chinese Medicine recommends women stay home in bed with their newborn for 100 days following the birth. While this may seem impossible today, women still need rest, proper care, and nourishment after 9 months of pregnancy and childbirth. This is not a time for absolute bed rest, but rather a time where physical and mental rest is important, gentle exercise is beneficial, and attention on a nourishing diet is imperative. At The Nest, we focus on nourishing postpartum treatments, acupuncture, individualized nutrition, and lifestyle counseling to fully support new moms. We know that when mom is healthy and peaceful, enhanced mother and baby bonding results.

Being a mom has made me so tired.
And so happy.

“”

Tina Fey

Postpartum conditions include:

Insufficient lactation
Night sweats
Incontinence
Anxiety
Blocked milk ducts
Low energy
Perineal healing
C-section recovery
Mastitis
Postpartum aches and pains
Depression

Incision and scar healing treatments are especially beneficial to receive as soon after labor as is possible, to ensure minimal discomfort for mom. Pain and numbness from previous surgeries can also be addressed and alleviated. Ideally, acupuncture treatments begin from two weeks postpartum, for a minimum of one to two months to promote stamina and efficient recovery. Referrals to excellent lactation consultants, postpartum doulas, and supportive personal trainers are available.

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