PROPER POSTPARTUM CARE INFLUENCES THE MOTHER'S HEALTH FOR LIFE
During the first 21 days after a childbirth, mothers must rest.
And during the first 100 days of childbirth, mothers must focus on
restoring their bodies and uterus to pre-pregnancy.
Orange Clover’s systematic postpartum care will provide faster recovery during this time.
ORANGE CLOVER "3 STEP" POSTPARTUM (after birth) CARE
Contraction of the Uterus
Pushes out the Lochia
Eliminate blood stagnation
First step of postpartum requires elimination of lochia.
This is done by using herbs that encourage the contraction of the uterus and
pushes out the lochia and unwanted blood stagnation.
STEP 1 : Eliminate Lochia
lost blood &
Pregnancy and childbirth cause the most dramatic changes in a woman’s body.
During this time, there will not only be pain and bleeding but also damage to
the energy, body fluids, and blood.
Mothers must eat well and rest to recover from this experience. It is important to get Oriental Medicine treatment to prevent “産後風 (wind syndrome)” which includes
whole body joint pain, aching, cold sensation, etc.
Herbal decoctions for postpartum restore and circulate energy and blood and encourages the contraction of the uterus.
STEP 2 : Expedite the Recovery
If the mother’s body weight is 10% more than before pregnancy 6 months
after giving birth this is called postpartum obesity.
In order to avoid postpartum obesity, it is better to lose the weight after
3 months and no more than 6 months.
1. Weight gain during pregnancy
3. Over intake of food for lactation
4 Causes of
2. Edema & less active
4. Reduction of physical strength and metabolic rate
STEP 3 : Restore the body shape
IS IT SAFE / OKAY TO DRINK HERBAL MEDICINE (DECOCTION)
WHILE I'M BREAST FEEDING?
All the herbs that we are using medical grade herbs that are certified by the Korean FDA. All certified herbs were tested by the government agency.
Only a licensed Oriental Medicine physicians can purchase and
handle these medical grade herbs.
With herbal decoctions,
a mother’s immune system and the quality of her milk will improve so the baby can grow even healthier!
Please consult with us, if you are not producing enough milk.
With Oriental Medicine, we can help you produce enough milk for your baby.
WHAT ARE ORIENTAL MEDICINE TREATMENTS?
HERBAL MEDICINE (DECOCTION)
Herbal decoction is the most authentic and common form in Oriental Medicine. Unlike already made herbal product that can be purchased at the store, this is the only way to personalize herbal medicine for individual. Because, the containers and methods used in preparing the decoction will have a direct effect on the quality of herbal medicine, attention to every step in the preparation of herbal decoction is essential. At IC Oriental Clinic, we only use medical grade herbs to prepare herbal decoction.
IC Oriental Clinic follows federal law (Sec. 880.5580) and only uses FDA approve acupuncture needles that are ETO (Ethylene Oxide Gas) sterilized , singles-use and made with surgical stainless steel.
Mionibustion is an Oreintal Medcine therapy which consists of burning dried herb on acupuncture points on the body. Moxa warms the regions and meridian points with the intention of stimulating circulation through the points and inducing a smoother flow of blood and energy. At IC Oriental Clinic, we use both electric moxibustion and traditional moxibustion depends on each cases.