A Guide to Rejuvenation after Pregnancy
Sitting Moon provides women with information on how to prepare for a new child and how to have a healthy postpartum period. The book includes information on nutrition, especially Chinese nutrition, what physical changes a new mother might expect, common ailments and how to help heal them, qi gong, acupressure, meditation, and exercise. Also includes recipes for the first four weeks after birth and meal plans.
Daoshing Ni, D.O.M., L.Ac., Ph.D., Dipl. C.H., holds a doctorate in oriental medicine and is cofounder of Tao of Wellness, a traditional Chinese medical practice, where he specializes in reproductive and gynecological medicine. He also cofounded Yo San University and a clinical doctoral program in oriental reproductive medicine. Jessica Chen, L.Ac., Dipl. O.M., ABORM, is an acupuncturist and Chinese medicine nutritionist with a focus on nutrition, fertility, and maternal health. She practices Chinese medicine at Tao of Wellness in Santa Monica, California.