Confinement In Singapore / Zou Yue Zi
If you are recovering from confinement, this is where you can find useful information, be it Malay, Indian or Chinese confinement in Singapore. Tired of classic dishes such as red dates tea and sesame oil chicken that women take during confinement in Singapore? We have a repertoire of confinement recipes for every taste. Also, you must have heard of old wives’ tales and confinement taboos. Not sure whether you should follow these “rules” during your confinement in Singapore? We have debunked the myths for you. Click on our articles about confinement myths to find out what confinement rules you really need to follow for the benefit of your health, and which are the ones that you can ignore.
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You’ve heard varying lengths from different people about the ideal length of traditional Chinese confinement—28 days, 30 days or 40 days. So when does confinement actually end and how long are you supposed to practice
What’s in a month?
Well, officially confinement after having a baby is supposed to last for one month. So by varying definitions, a month could be as short as 28 days, although most people go by the average of 30 days. So…
You’re planning for your Chinese confinement, but do you know what kinds of confinement herbs you need to buy? What should you budget for these herbs and where is the best place to buy them? Here’s a basic guide to confinement herbs.
Chinese herbs for confinement
If you’re hiring a confinement lady, she will give you a list of herbs to get for your confinement. But she may not necessarily explain to you what each herb does.…
Practicing confinement but can't afford to splash out on a confinement lady? Here are 1 tips for doing it alone at home. Read our confinement guide and get through those first weeks after giving birth.
Malay confinement is traditionally followed for a period of 40 days. Nowadays, many women are opting for a shorter length of 20 days. Find out more about the practices during this period.
Traditional confinement clothes are difficult to bear in Singapore's hot and humid conditions. Here's how you can follow the rules but stay comfortable.
The confinement period is vital for a new mum to restore her strength. It's different everywhere, check out different confinement practices around the world.
One Pregnant.Sg reader tells us about her experience after giving birth and not choosing to participate in traditional Chinese confinement practice.
Chinese Confinement rules
From the first day my pregnancy news was made public, I was constantly reminded of the Chinese confinement rules to adhere to upon giving birth.
The logic behind this century-old tradition ranged from the acceptable to the outright bewildering. It just made no sense to me why I should not wash my hair for…
Some couples will wonder if their maids could really be trained well enough to do the job of a confinement nanny. The course actually allows employers to participate in order to see what the training is all about. That way, parents can be reassured that the maid receives proper training.
The Chinese love a good recipe to replenish blood cells lost from childbirth. Today's Yi Mu Cao (Chinese Motherwort) drink with egg promises to relieve postpartum symptoms, such as anaemia and lethargy.
Acupuncture has been touted as the Traditional Chinese Method treatment that works to solve every type of problem: health, old injuries and fertility — but can it help you lose weight after having a baby? Some women and experts swear it works wonders. What’s the theory behind it and when should you go to see an acupuncturist?
Acupuncture for weight loss
The whole premise behind acupuncture is that the needles help to stimulate the body’s meridians to…