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Confinement for Chinese, Malay and other races

No scientific basis to support confinement taboos

Woman must spend between 30 and 45 days known as confinement period right after giving birth to nurture their health. Basically, mothers are required to

Biography - Tan Boon Heong
Malaysian Sports

Biography – Tan Boon Heong

Tan Boon Heong hailed from Alor Setar, Kedah is a professional badminton player paired with Koo Kien Keat in plenty of international tournaments. Born September

Live-in confinement lady
Confinement for Chinese, Malay and other races

Live-in confinement lady

For some mothers, taking care of themselves after giving birth can be very burdening so much so that it puts them off from wanting to

Sambal Tumis Sotong
Food & Recipes from our editors

Sambal Tumis Sotong

Ingredients 200 – 300g of fresh squid 1 clove of garlic 5 -10 dried chillies 1 teaspoon of belacan 1 tablespoon sugar Oil 3 cloves

Food & Recipes from our editors

Indian Mee Goreng

Indian Mee Goreng – Recipe   Ingredients 2 cloves of garlic that has been chopped 1 lb of Yellow Noodles, make sure you rinse them

Confinement taboos
Confinement for Chinese, Malay and other races

Confinement taboos

Confinement practices vary between cultures. Mothers should understand each rule of confinement to have the best resting period and restoring health. Some modern mums argue

Indian beliefs during confinement period
Confinement for Chinese, Malay and other races

Indian beliefs during confinement period

Based on Indian beliefs, confinement period for mothers who just gave birth last for 40 days. Similar to Malay culture, Indian mothers are given massage

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