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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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  • Essential Diet Tips For A New Mother - AsianetIndia
    AsianetIndiaEssential Diet Tips For A New MotherAsianetIndiaTo help the new mother regain her energy as quickly as possible, the mother has to undergo a postnatal confinement period.During this period, she is given lots of post-partum health care and is also supposed to follow a strict postnatal diet.Here are ...
  • Know These Postnatal Massage Techniques For Relaxation - AsianetIndia
    AsianetIndiaKnow These Postnatal Massage Techniques For RelaxationAsianetIndiaThese days new mothers cannot take advantage of a long and relaxing postnatal confinement period. Postnatal massage is an ideal way to reduce the discomfort caused during labour. There is a huge strain on the lower body as the internal scars are healing.
  • Post-natal care a lucrative career for those overseas - The Star Online
    The Star OnlinePost-natal care a lucrative career for those overseasThe Star OnlineKUALA LUMPUR: Women who pursue a career in post-natal confinement care can earn up to RM5,500 monthly or more if they work overseas, Wanita MCA chief Datuk Heng Seai Kie said. She said those working in countries such as Singapore could even ...
  • India's kangaroo mother care: up close and personal - Financial Times
    Financial TimesIndia's kangaroo mother care: up close and personalFinancial TimesIn Uttar Pradesh, new mothers are kept in confinement for up to 40 days after childbirth and newborns are vigorously scrubbed — sometimes in cold mud — to purify them, which can lead to hypothermia. Colostrum is traditionally seen as dirty and ...
  • "Martial arts helped me fight postnatal depression" - SBS
    SBS"Martial arts helped me fight postnatal depression"SBSAfter being diagnosed with crippling postnatal depression, 33-year-old Barkindji woman Shantelle Thompson took up Brazilian jiu-jitsu to help her heal. Little did she know that a world title and an Olympics wrestling bid would form a part of the ...