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  • Who's Cooking After You Give Birth? These Two Delivery Services Serve Gelai Meals

    You don't have to worry about eating nutritious food that can help you heal from childbirth.
    by Rachel Perez .
Who's Cooking After You Give Birth? These Two Delivery Services Serve Gelai Meals
PHOTO BY (LEFT TO RIGHT) Instagram/Gelai.ph, Instagram/Ahma Shirley Specialties
  • New moms are too busy taking care of their newborns. Still, it's crucial to take time for self-care and postpartum recovery. As you're busy with mom duties, have you discussed with your partner who will cook healthy meals for you? 

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    Po Ge lai or simply ge lai, in case you haven't heard of it, is a traditional Chinese method of postpartum healing. It involves a whole month of staying home and doing no strenuous chores, not taking a bath or staying away from anything cold, and lastly, eating only nutritious healing food. (Read more about ge lai here.)

    Staying home and delegating chores is a must after giving birth. Maybe you can use warm water when taking a bath if you can't go a month without it. But how to get nutritious postpartum healing food? We may have found an answer to that. 

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    Postpartum healing food delivery services

    Typically, women elders or matriarchs know what to serve as a mom in postpartum recovery to heal her body. Some Filipino-Chinese families use recipes that have been passed down from their grandmothers. Some popular ge lai food includes chocolate, eggs, fish, meat, black chicken, oatmeal, and fried rice with sesame oil.

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    Meal delivery services promise worry-free food preparation as they deliver meals right to your doorstep daily. Some people use it to lose weight, while others just don't want to fuss about meal planning and cooking. We're happy to have discovered at least two meal delivery services that serve traditional ge lai or postpartum food.

    Gelai.ph

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    As the name implies, this meal delivery service specializes in hearty and healing meals that help a new mom recover and regain strength after giving birth. They offer teas, soups, ginger rice, roasted pigeon, and vegetables made with Chinese herbs and spices.

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    Contact (0998)8560-201 or email AskGelai.PH@gmail.com

    Ahma Shirley's Specialties

    The first few weeks after giving birth is the most difficult one. Ahma Shirleys Specialties's traditional postpartum food and ge lai favorites can take charge of nourishing you. "Ahma" is Chinese for grandmother. You need to order three days in advance. 

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    Contact (0915)375-3561, (0921)758-0929, or send them a message on Facebook or Instagram.

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    Not all women go through ge lai, but many women say it worked wonders for their recovery. With these meal delivery services, you get to at least taste yummy, nutritious postpartum healing dishes without having to worry who's going to cook it. 

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    New moms are too busy taking care of their newborns. Still, it's crucial to take time for self-care. As you're busy with mom duties, have you discussed with your partner who will cook healthy meals for you? 

    Po Ge lai (or simply ge lai), in case you haven't heard of it, is a traditional Chinese method of postpartum healing. It involves a whole month of staying home and doing no strenuous chores, not taking a bath or staying away from anything cold, and lastly, eating only nutritious healing food. (Read more about ge lai here.)

    ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

    Staying home and delegating chores is a must after giving birth. Maybe you can use warm water when taking a bath if you can't go a month without it. But how to get nutritious postpartum healing food? We may have found an answer to that. 

    Postpartum meal delivery services

    Typically, women elders or matriarchs know what to serve as a mom in postpartum recovery to heal her body. Some Filipino-Chinese families use recipes that have been passed down from their grandmothers. Some popular ge lai food includes chocolate, eggs, fish, meat, black chicken, oatmeal, and fried rice with sesame oil.

    Meal delivery services promise worry-free food preparation as they deliver meals right to your doorstep daily. Some people use it to lose weight, while others just don't want to fuss about meal planning and cooking. We're happy to have discovered at least two meal delivery services that serve traditional ge lai or postpartum food.

    ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

    Gelai.ph

    As the name implies, this meal delivery service specializes in hearty and healing meals that help a new mom recover and regain strength after giving birth. They offer teas, soups, ginger rice, roasted pigeon, and vegetables made with Chinese herbs and spices.

    ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

    Contact (0998)8560-201 or email AskGelai.PH@gmail.com

    Ahma Shirley's Specialties

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    The first few weeks after giving birth is the most difficult one. Ahma Shirleys Specialties's traditional postpartum food and ge lai favorites can take charge of nourishing you. "Ahma" is Chinese for grandmother. You need to order three days in advance. 

    ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

    Contact (0915)375-3561, (0921)758-0929, or send them a message on Facebook or Instagram.

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