6 solutions for mom brain:
While there are some things you cannot change at all (I'm looking at you, hormones!), there are many things that are in your hands.
1. Drink Water
Water provides energy to brain cells more effectively than any other substance.
Quick tip: Keep a 32 ounce water bottle near you at all times.
2. Sleep When You Can
Supporting a healthy sleep pattern should be a priority as soon as you are able.
Quick tip: Naps. Not just for baby. For you. Nap whenever and wherever.
3. Limit Multitasking
For your brain’s sake, multitasking should be used only when absolutely needed.
Quick tip: Spend at least 20 minutes doing one task exclusively.
4. Eat Choosy
Eating a diet rich in healthy fats, amino acids, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other key nutrients is crucial for your brain health.
Quick tip: Increase leafy greens and eat plenty of high quality proteins and fats.
5. Supplement Gaps in Diet
DHA, Probiotics, Vitamin D, Iron, Antioxidants, and Methylfolate are so important for neuro-nutrition—supporting mood, energy, sleep, focus, and memory.
Quick tip: Mama Bird Prenatal Multi+ and One Fish, Two Fish Prenatal DHA can support you and your baby’s growing needs.
6. Breathe Deep
Brain cells are very sensitive to decreases in oxygen levels and don’t survive or function well very long without it.
Quick tip: Set a timer to remind yourself to do a breathing exercise; even a few minutes can energize your brain