Convenience Foods

Sometimes you are in a pinch and don't have something thawed, or you have a craving or you just don't want to deal. All of these things happen and are A OK. Having a plan for some easy and convenient meals is a definitely worth spending some time thinking about. the best options. There will be times that we need this, it's great to have it as an easy go to in your Postpartum Plan.


Prepared Foods from a grocery: Cross check postpartum food guidelines on what might fit better into a your nourishment and repletion plan. In general, the postpartum window is about 6 to 8 weeks and we divide the window into phases that align with foods that are easy to digest to more complex.

Favorable any point AFTER 7 days Postpartum

  • Hummus

  • Favor seafood (particularly oysters, mussels, clams, tuna, and salmon). Monitor mercury

  • Tuna

  • Sardines


Cottage cheese

Trail mix

Hummus

Beef Jerky

Hard boiled egg

Take out;

Miso soup after week 3

Pho minus the sriracha and spice



Restaurants

After about 2 weeks

  • Pho (no siracha, jalepenos, or soy (coconut aminos or liquid aminos ok)

  • Miso Soup

  • Soups: Favor clearer broth. Steering away from cheesy, creamy (dairy), acidic (tomato based), spicy for now

  • Indian - look for non- spicy dahls - Nahn is great


Try to avoid, limit or

  • Breads, Crackers, Sandwiches Instead go for ..... If after 3 weeks, instead go for pita bread, nan, chappti. After 5 weeks, sourdough is ok.

  • Raw foods including salads, most fruits (sweet berries are ok) Instead go for ......

  • Frozen smoothies, Iced Drinks, Soda (aka Iced Anything is really hard on the digestion) Instead go for .... Herbal teas, flat water, schwitzel, after 3 weeks kombucha

  • Now we are getting picky so Things with Lots of Potato, Tomato, Cheese, Nightshades, Acidic Foods, Spicy and Inflammatory Foods