Hello, I am Kiran, mother of two beautiful and sometimes troublesome children. Nurturico (pronounced as nurture-rico) was born out of a need I had during my pregnancy and post pregnancy journey.
I had a wonderful pregnancy with no morning sickness or heartburns whatsoever. However, I stressed about what to eat. Thanks to the help I received from my mom in India, I somehow managed. Unfortunately, my post-delivery recovery was slow and long. Apart from the lack of sleep and post C-section recovery, I had what’s called the referred pain (a side effect of the C-section). I was TIRED! What followed later was a dip in milk production - stressful, right? I wanted to feel energetic, to feed my baby, to be able to take better care of him and myself. There had to be a solution ...
Throughout my pregnancy and even after, I kept researching for the right stuff to eat that would help me and my baby. There is so much information online, mostly focused on the nutrient needs of the baby. What about the nutrient needs of the mother? After several months of research, I learned: