LOOK: This Delivery Service Offers Meals for Moms Who Just Gave Birth

Everyone celebrates the birth of a child, but what of the mom? In the words of Uncle Ben from the popular Marvel series Spiderman, “with great power comes great responsibility”. And this is true on so many levels, especially with parenthood. Child-rearing is no easy feat, and while it’s a breeze for some, it comes […]

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Everyone celebrates the birth of a child, but what of the mom?

In the words of Uncle Ben from the popular Marvel series Spiderman, “with great power comes great responsibility”. And this is true on so many levels, especially with parenthood. Child-rearing is no easy feat, and while it’s a breeze for some, it comes with responsibilities, stress, fatigue and so much more.

Nevertheless, the ones who bear a lot of weight are mothers. Not only are they responsible for carrying the child until they’re born, but they’re also in charge of the child’s health, their food, their well-being, and so on and so forth. But this raises the question: while the mom is busy caring for her child, who is taking care of her?

That’s when postnatal care comes in. Different countries and cultures have different approaches to pregnancy aftercare, but the Filipino-Chinese have their own thing going on. This month-long traditional healing process is called Po Ge lai, or simply Ge Lai.

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Ge lai is the Hokkien word that loosely translates to “sitting the month”. It is a month-long period of rest that allows a new mother, one who has just given birth, to replenish her strength— not only physically, but also spiritually, as the Chinese believe that mothers lose some of their Qi (life force) during the pregnancy period. This is believed to help their wounds heal quicker, allow them to retain their figure much quicker, and strengthen a woman’s body in the long run, up until their golden years.

During this post-partum healing, the mom is given time to recover from the rigors of childbirth. This includes avoiding strenuous activities like housework, being kept away from the cold, and being fed nutritious food and healing tonics. Usually, the matriarchs of the house prepare the food and drink, but if they too are busy or do not know how, moms now have an alternative: Gelai.ph, a delivery service that specializes in these meals.

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Nourishing New Moms with Ge-Lai meals . . Experience the Chinese Tradition of Post Natal Nourishment in the most convenient way. . . From our own ge-lai experience, we want to share with you the same care we received through hearty & healing meals that can help you recover and regain your strength after giving birth. . . 2709 - LOOK: This Delivery Service Offers Meals for Moms Who Just Gave Birth AskGelai.PH@gmail.com to know more . . . #gelai #gelaifood #gelaiph #confinementfood #chinesepostpartummeal

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Gelai.ph aims to let moms experience traditional Chinese healing through conveniently-packed meals. These are designed with the much-needed nutrients founded upon this principle— all packaged in a meal plan sent directly to your doorstep. From teas, soups, ginger rice, roasted pigeon and vegetables that are made with Chinese herbs and spices, Gelai.ph takes the trouble of meal prep from moms so that they can recover and rest leisurely.

Gelai.ph

Instagram: @gelai.ph

Mobile Number: 0998-8560201 (SMS only)

Email: AskGelai.PH@gmail.com

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