postbaby power foods

October 2006
Baby Talk;Oct2006, Vol. 71 Issue 8, p76
The article focuses on the nutritional requirements of new mothers. A new mother needs 60 to 70 grams of lean protein daily to help the body recover from childbirth. She also needs 1,200 milligrams of calcium a day to help rebuild bone lost during pregnancy. She needs iron to prevent anemia and fatigue.


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