Cantonese Menu – Nutritious meals with a Chinese medicinal flare for postpartum women
Nutrition is so important for new moms and babies especially during the first month. The right nutrition helps the recovery process for mom and may help reduce baby blues.
After childbirth, the focus is often on the newborn baby. However, new moms require and deserve the same level of care and attention if not more.
“The Sitting Month” tradition in Chinese culture puts emphasis on the new mom’s nutritional needs along with other areas of care. The specially designed postpartum meals are aimed at regaining strength and vitality, speeding up healing, and encouraging nutrient filled breastmilk production.
Our daily menu consists of 6 meals/day selected from our home cooked specialty dishes; always prepared with fresh and nutritious ingredients.
Three menu styles available: Taiwanese, Cantonese, and Vegan. Each is specially designed to meet your postpartum recovery needs.
Healthy, nutritious meals with a Chinese flare Prepared by a Registered nurse and mom.
Homemade. No MSG. Low salt, low fat
Customization available for dietary restrictions. Additional fees may apply.
Pickup or delivery to your home or hospital.
Order by the week or month. Flexible payment options.
Weekly nutrition plan focus
In addition to healthy balanced nutrition and proper hydration, the main focuses are:
Stage 1/ Days 1-10 offer iron rich food to encourage red blood cell reproduction; high percentage of fiber to prevent constipation; delicious Chinese herbal soup to help with involution of uterus and expel Lucia; natural ingredient soup to rid of water retention, speed up healing, and produce breastmilk.
Stage 2/ Days 11-20 – consolidate the body strength and regain vitality; special herbal soup to treat or prevent muscle/back pain; maintaining breastmilk production with adjustment to meet baby’s increased needs.
Stage 3/ Days 21-30 and beyond: nourish the organs; harmonizing body Qi and blood to promote body function and preserve beauty; maintain optimal breastmilk production.
Cantonese menu is designed based on Guangdong district ‘s postpartum traditions. Menu is consisted of balanced and nutritious dishes, soup, deserts with a lot of variety. Focus on offering adequate nutrition, hydration to speed up the healing and recovery. Also emphasizes on breastmilk production.
Stage 1 signature dishes: fish soup, chicken soup, stir fried beef with green red peppers; lean pork; bone soup to help with blood lost, healing, and breastmilk production.
Stage 2 signature dishes: ox tail; stir fried pork kidney with Chinese herbs to strength the back and prevent back pain.
Stage 3 signature dishes: chicken soup with dry lilies and black fungus.