Article written with the support of Monica Durigon
Clinically reviewed on 31/3/2022 by Bryony Lathbury
Your postpartum diet should be similar to how you nourished your body during your pregnancy, based on whole, natural, nutrient-dense food to provide you with energy and the vitamins and minerals that your body needs to recover and produce breastmilk.
Monica Durigon is a qualiﬁed Nutritional Therapist, a member of BANT (British Association of Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine), CNCH (Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council), IFM (Institute of Functional Medicine) and BSLM (British Society of Lifestyle Medicine).
She strongly believes that the dietary and lifestyle choices we make every day not only shape our body and inﬂuence our physical and mental health, but they ultimately aﬀect our whole life. Monica has a particular interest in brain health and healthy ageing. She works in London and internationally and creates and delivers bespoke nutritional programmes, and wellbeing coaching to optimize health and performance one to one and to corporate teams.
Other articles around women's health, including menopause and pelvic health, written with the support of the Lady Garden Foundation.
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