New mothers need their own special care and support- just like their new babies- to adjust to the myriad challenges facing them after birth: changing body image, lifestyle, work arrangements, and relationships. Now midwife, herbalist, and mother of four, Aviva Jill Romm shares her years of experience and insights into how to make this crucial life transition a smooth and happy one. Advice and solutions are given on how to:get enough rest by building a support circle of family and friendseat well using 17 high-energy recipesreplenish your spirit with healing bathsregain your strength and tone your abdomen and pelvic area with postnatal yoga exercisessooth fussy babiesrecapture your sex lifeNatural Health After Birth also features 80 easy-to-make herbal remedies to heal and restore vitality to your body and to stimulate milk production. Natural Health After Birth provides the support that is so often lacking for new mothers. Written with humor and compassion by someone how really understands the journey, Aviva Romm offers practical wisdom and concrete strategies for negotiating the beautiful but demanding path of motherhood while maintaining a strong sense of self. Aviva Jill Romm is a certified professional midwife, practicing herbalist, and the president of the American Herbalists Guild. Her previous books include The Natural Pregnancy Book, Vaccinations: A Thoughtful Parent's Guide, and Naturally Healthy Babies and Children.