Confinement for Chinese, Malay and other races in Malaysia

The month after delivering your baby can be very taxing and tiring. Confinement is something mothers never look forward to but it can be a breeze if you know what to expect.
Overcoming post-natal stress during confinement
There are a lot of mothers who enjoyed confinement because they know what will happen. Learn more about post-natal stress or depression and how you can overcome them. Find out the best practices, food to take and any other issues to expect during this month.

Practices and restrictions during confinement period
Confinement for Chinese, Malay and other races

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

support confinement taboos
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

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

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

Practical and illogical confinement practices
Confinement for Chinese, Malay and other races

Practical and illogical confinement practices

There are tons of practical as well as illogical confinement practices passed on from generations to generations. Some modern mums just simply dismissed it for

Items needed during confinement period
Confinement for Chinese, Malay and other races

Items needed during confinement period

Once you have applied for your maternity leave and gave birth to a baby, it is time for you to rest and nurture your health

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