Taboos

The Asian confinement practice is shrouded with many old wives’ tales and taboos that might seem ridiculous to you. Let us help you separate the hard facts from unfounded myths. Read on more in this section about taboos for expert advice from the doctors of Raffles Hospital. Mothers who have been through the confinement experience share how they coped without subscribing to taboos of Chinese confinement. If you have heard of confinement practices or taboos that we have not mentioned, feel free to comment on our articles to let us know!