Posts Categorized: Confinement for Chinese, Malay and other races

Practices and restrictions during confinement period

Practices and restrictions during confinement period

Practices and restrictions for confinement mothers vary between religion and cultures. But nevertheless, the rules and practices imposed are meant to pamper and nurture the mothers to assist them to regain pre-pregnancy state. Here are some practices and restrictions you need to learn among different cultures. Chinese confinement According to Chinese beliefs, mothers are not… Read more »

No scientific basis to support confinement taboos

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 adhere strictly some of the traditional postpartum practices in order to regain pre-pregnancy state and improve their health as soon as possible. However, practices and restrictions for confinement period varies… Read more »

Traditional postpartum/confinement practices in Vietnam

confinement practices in Vietnam

Postpartum or confinement period is a special phase for mothers and their child to bond relationship. Of course, this period is extremely important for mothers who just gave birth to regain pre-pregnancy state and pamper themselves for better health. Confinement period varies among different beliefs. Important to adhere to practices But nevertheless, the practices and… Read more »

Confinement taboos

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 that the ‘rules’ imposed are irrational and unhygienic (not showering for about a month). So, while you are worried about how to get rid of the stretch marks, such taboos might… Read more »