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Feeling Rundown After Birth? Make Pig's Feet Soup!

Of the many foods you might crave during pregnancy or after giving birth, you probably won't think of Peanut and Pig's Feet Soup.

Unless you're Chinese.

As you can hear in Louisa Lim's report on the Chinese tradition of "Sitting the Month," this protein-rich soup is said to be good for new mothers. All the Chinese women I know swear by it.

Since it's so popular in China, we thought we'd show you a video on how to make it – with the help of Chef Liu Bing. He cooks for Huiai Nutrition in Beijing – a catering business that specializes in meals for pregnant women and women who have just given birth.

Bon Appetit!

Andrea Hsu is a producer for All Things Considered.

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