Is Confinement Necessary?

Is confinement necessary? We would say yes as the benefits and reasons for confinement after childbirth are plenty regardless if you are hiring nanny or confinement catering for support. A new mother experience great changes both mentally and physically during...

Postpartum Confinement

Postpartum confinement is a chinese custom or traditions practised by Asian women for their recovery after childbirth. Also known as Zuo yue zi (做月子), postpartum confinement is an important period which mothers must rest and allow body to heal with time and...

Breastfeeding Preparation During Pregnancy

In preparing for breastfeeding during olden days, pregnant women would toughen their nipples such as rubbing with rough towel. However, research has shown that it is not necessary as breastfeeding is natural to mothers. Women’s body will make its own...

Confinement Bathing Herbs – Lemongrass

Lemongrass (香茅) or cymbopogon, is commonly used as confinement bathing herbs or as ingredient for food. It helps to expel wind, remove dampness, disperse swelling and alleviate pain. As such, lemongrass is mainly used for treating diarrhea, rheumatism, swelling,...

Confinement Herbs Singapore

Confinement herbs list and ingredients for herbal soup, daily meals are some of the important items that families should research early before confinement. Commonly used herbs for confinement are astragalus, eucommia bark, dang shen, dried longan, red dates, black...

Confinement Herbal Bath Singapore

Confinement herbal bath (大风艾) is traditionally used by mums during postpartum period in Asian countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong etc. The confinement herbal bath or Da Feng Ai, is essential for post natal women’s recovery if mums...
Page 1 of 612345...Last »