By Jennifer House MSc, RD
It’s hard work being a new mom. You’re recovering from a marathon delivery, suffering from the level of sleep exhaustion only a new mom can understand, and focused on feeding and changing your newborn. All. Day. Long. While it may be too much to think about planning and cooking meals for your family when you have a newborn, it’s important to at least have nutrient-dense foods easy to grab. And eat single-handed, while holding/nursing your baby! Here are some ideas new moms can use to nourish their bodies, increase energy, help heal from labour, and support breast milk supply.