Giving birth to a baby is one of the most significant and exciting moments in a woman’s life as she has become a mum from a girl. After the long and painful labouring process, it is very important for the mum to have a proper postnatal care so that her body can recover to a healthy status. In Chinese culture, the first month afterbirth is extremely important and special for the mum’s recovery and the ‘month of confinement’ has a lot of strict rules. Chinese people call it 坐月子, ‘zuo yue zi’ or ‘sitting the month’.
This Chinese tradition started over two thousand years ago from the West Han Dynasty.Read more