Postpartum Care: Best Start Program

All moms are assessed individually and recommendations are based on current needs. Changes may be made to the program to best suit mom and baby's needs.

Pre-Postpartum Care

Program starts at $1,000
(price does not include travel time)

Health Assessment

  • 1 month prior to expected birth date
  • 1 Abhyanga with oil basti (enema)
  • Recommendations for diet and health concerns presented with a focus on a smooth easy delivery.

Postpartum Care

(Includes hand out packet and after birth kit)

1st Week Goals:
Pacify Vata – support CNS, milk supply, healing reproductive organs

  • At client's home
  • Health check-up with an Ayurvedic Practitioner
  • Home Deliveries of Prepared Food for 1 week (delivered every other day)
    Each delivery is enough food for 1 person 2 times a day for 2 days, and will begin within the first 24 hours of birth. Dishes will be nourishing and strengthening and include: Kichari (gentle laxative and nourishing), Rice pudding (strengthening), Spice tea (milk producing and healing to vata)
  • Mom massages – 2 to 3 (45 minutes each) using appropriate oils etc.

2nd Week Goals:
Support organ and glandular strength, elimination and assimilation, digestion, milk production, removing vata from reproductive organs

  • At New Leaf Ayruveda
  • Food for pick-up at New Leaf, 2 times per week
  • 2 massages
  • 1 steam
  • Infant massage with parental training

3rd Week Goals:
Support hormone detox and removal from joints, tissues, and liver

  • At New Leaf Ayruveda
  • 1 massage
  • 1 steam

Health Consultations Include:

  • Diet and lifestyle counseling for optimal health postpartum
  • Troubleshooting specific postpartum related symptoms such as: Nausea, Insomnia, Body aches, Anxiety, Constipation/Diarrhea, Skin Issues, Etc.
  • Post-Partum health and wellness plan

Other services:

  • Cooking classes
  • Food Preparation
  • Shirodhara (for anxiety, deep rest, etc.)
  • Vedic Astrology (for parent(s) and/or baby)
  • Oil Basti (enema)
  • Aromatherapy