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Premium Confinement “hotels” or centres

The term “confinement hotel” refers to the Chinese custom of zuoyuezi (坐月子literally translated: sitting month), the period a mother and newborn baby are supposed to be confined at home. Ask any new mother, however, and she’ll tell you the brilliant new Taiwanese spin on the custom make confinement hotels more heaven than prison. At confinement […]

Training and Certification for confinement nanny

The Confinement Nanny Training Programme (CNTP) is a collaboration between WDA and Thomson Medical Pte Ltd (TMC) to offer confinement nanny training for locals at a subsidised rate. Upon successful training completion, TMC will place the worker into a confinement nanny assignment. To become a confinement nanny, though training is not mandatory before one can […]

Postnatal Confinement Food, Menu and Recipes

Lemon Grass with Chicken Soup Ingredients 1 old chicken 2 stalks lemon grass 50g peppercorns – pounded 5 shallots – remove skin, crushed 1500ml water 1 bowl white rice wine Cooking Method Clean old chicken and blanch in boiling water, drain well. Put all ingredients in a pot, boil for 2-3 hours   Kidney with […]

Postnatal Confinement and Nutrition: The Chinese way

Traditional confinement practices are designed to help women recuperate after pregnancy and childbirth. The traditional Chinese postpartum confinement (‘pui yuet’ or 陪月) has many taboos, which help ensure that mums get proper rest and heal faster. Since these taboos originated from a time when general hygiene and living conditions were poorer, pregnant women had been […]

How to choose a confinement nanny?

After 10 months of pregnancy, the baby is finally born and  both the new father and mother is now facing new pressure.  If energy and time does not allow, it may be necessary to engage a professional confinement nanny to help out in the confinement period. First find a local confinement nanny agency with a […]

New Mothers beware: 6 kinds of postpartum conditions

Out of the instinct of motherly love, most mother will be very concerned with the baby while neglecting their own health. Postpartum confinement is very important to the health of the mother and if not properly done will affect the future health of the mother. Especially in the confinement month, utmost care must be taken to safeguard […]

Premium Confinement “hotels” or centres

The term “confinement hotel” refers to the Chinese custom of zuoyuezi (坐月子literally translated: sitting month), the period a mother and newborn baby are supposed to be confined at home. Ask any new mother, however, and she’ll tell you the brilliant new Taiwanese spin on the custom make confinement hotels more heaven than prison. At confinement […]

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Training and Certification for confinement nanny

The Confinement Nanny Training Programme (CNTP) is a collaboration between WDA and Thomson Medical Pte Ltd (TMC) to offer confinement nanny training for locals at a subsidised rate. Upon successful training completion, TMC will place the worker into a confinement nanny assignment. To become a confinement nanny, though training is not mandatory before one can […]

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Postnatal Confinement Food, Menu and Recipes

Lemon Grass with Chicken Soup Ingredients 1 old chicken 2 stalks lemon grass 50g peppercorns – pounded 5 shallots – remove skin, crushed 1500ml water 1 bowl white rice wine Cooking Method Clean old chicken and blanch in boiling water, drain well. Put all ingredients in a pot, boil for 2-3 hours   Kidney with […]

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Postnatal Confinement and Nutrition: The Chinese way

Traditional confinement practices are designed to help women recuperate after pregnancy and childbirth. The traditional Chinese postpartum confinement (‘pui yuet’ or 陪月) has many taboos, which help ensure that mums get proper rest and heal faster. Since these taboos originated from a time when general hygiene and living conditions were poorer, pregnant women had been […]

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Treatment for Postnatal Depression

What sort of treatment is available for postnatal depression? Postnatal or rather postpartum depression is not only a distressing condition, it’s a serious and disabling one, so the earlier it’s spotted the better. It can be hugely reassuring to both you and your partner to know what’s wrong. If PND isn’t acknowledged and addressed, it’s […]

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Postnatal Depression

A more accurate term for postnatal depression should be postpartum depression as it refers to the mother whereas “natal” refer to the baby. 15-35% of all mothers goes through postnatal depression, often when the baby is between four and six months old, although it can emerge at any time in the first year. New mothers […]

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How to choose a confinement nanny?

After 10 months of pregnancy, the baby is finally born and  both the new father and mother is now facing new pressure.  If energy and time does not allow, it may be necessary to engage a professional confinement nanny to help out in the confinement period. First find a local confinement nanny agency with a […]

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New Mothers beware: 6 kinds of postpartum conditions

Out of the instinct of motherly love, most mother will be very concerned with the baby while neglecting their own health. Postpartum confinement is very important to the health of the mother and if not properly done will affect the future health of the mother. Especially in the confinement month, utmost care must be taken to safeguard […]

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  • Coping with postpartum blues - The Star Online
    The Star OnlineCoping with postpartum bluesThe Star OnlineIn my previous confinement with baby number two, (and this is my first time admitting this publicly), her colicky cries were really getting to me. After hours of failing to soothe her, I could not take it any longer, so I raised my voice at her. I ...und […]
  • The Aussie mums hiring postnatal 'confinement' nannies - Essential Baby
    Essential BabyThe Aussie mums hiring postnatal 'confinement' nanniesEssential BabyBusy Melbourne entrepreneur Sarah Hamilton will become a mum to three children under three this month. To cope with this daunting prospect she has taken the unorthodox step of hiring a confinement nanny. Confinement nannies or "pui yuets" are common ...
  • Wealthy Chinese Moms Are Spending a Fortune on Postpartum Meals in LA - Munchies_ Food by VICE
    Munchies_ Food by VICEWealthy Chinese Moms Are Spending a Fortune on Postpartum Meals in LAMunchies_ Food by VICEShe flew her mom in from Taiwan to help with her postpartum care and cook all the food. In Chinese tradition, the month after a woman gives birth is one of the most crucial. It's called 坐月子 (zuoyuezi, […]
  • The value of the Asian tradition of postpartum lie-ins - Stuff.co.nz
    Stuff.co.nzThe value of the Asian tradition of postpartum lie-insStuff.co.nzI laughed. Shaking her head, my Malaysian colleague replied: "It's not house arrest! It's postnatal confinement." They were both referring to the traditional 44-day postnatal lie-in traditionally observed in many parts of South East Asia. During this ...und weitere »
  • A Tradition for New Mothers in China, Now $27000 a Month - New York Times
    New York TimesA Tradition for New Mothers in China, Now $27000 a MonthNew York TimesSuch opulent sequestration is becoming the gold standard in postpartum recovery, inspired by a Chinese confinement custom known as “sitting the month,” when new mothers must stay indoors to restore their energy. For centuries, the confinement practice ...