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Traditional Chinese Post Natal Care - Confinement Food and Practices

Traditional Chinese Post Natal Care - Confinement Food and Practices



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    • Postnatal confinement period refers to a traditionally Chinenew mothers observe various routines fairly diverse from re living for a period ranging from one week to before the b celebration.
    • These routine primarily include following a special confine tailored to help accelerate the new mothers recovery from condition post childbirth. This special diet is made up of co targeted towards specific functions like dispelling "winbody, quelling "heatiness", boosting blood circulation, revita
    • The mainstay of confinement food comprises common ingred regular Chinese diet; ginger, egg, sesame oil, black vinega wine, pepper, chicken, fish and pork.
    • Other ingredients of confinement food include fairly general like Chinese wolfberry (Gou Qi), angelica (Dang Gui), redlongans, to not so commonly consumed items like Encommia and Polygonum (He Shou Wu).
    • Apart from harnessing healing benefits from food, numeroabided to as reinforcements and preventive measures agaonset of ailments commonly associated with post delivery postnatal hair loss, back aches, rheumatism, prematur
    • In essence, the list of practices are meant to shield the bodexposure to elements like "wind" and damp air, both of whibe main culprits responsible for causing bodily aches and p well as rheumatism.
    • A basic list of confinement Donts to avoid "wind" from "ch would include:
    • 1.Do not shower or wash your hair.
    • 2.Do not sleep in front of the fan or air conditioning unit or h with cold, constantly blowing wind.
    • 3.Do not drink cold or chilled drinks.
    • 4.Do not consume excessively "cooling" foods (lik kong, cucumber, Brinjal, Chinese pears, barley
    • To minimise weakening the body, practise simple Do
    • 5.Do not lift heavy objects or overexert the body ex
    • 6.Do not engage in strenuous/ high impact exer
    • Realistically, some "Donts" mentioned above may appear d through. To overcome them, adopt these recomme
    • 1.If you must shower, use hot water and take extra carethoroughly before stepping out of the bathroom. Try not to at least one week. Alternatively, use herbal dry shampoos t
    • 2.Sleep in a cool and dry room; if you must use air-condition mode, not lower than 26C.
    • 3.Drink warm water; ideally consume red dates tea brewed w Chinese wolfberry (Gou Qi).
    • 4.Eat a nutritious diet comprising confinement foods tail "wind", revitalize internal strength and boost blood c
    • 5.Safeguard your womb/c-section wound; avoid lifting heavy to carry your baby, make sure you attempt to do so w
    • 6.If you must exercise, stick to light exercises like walking or m after 2 weeks; taking care not injure your c-section
    • Lastly, it is important to note that the fundamental key tocomplete recovery from the exertions of childbirth is to takeduring the confinement period by having ample rest, eating a quality confinement food and pragmatically adopting the ro this article.
    • Find out more about confinement food delivery in Singap "confinement food Singapore"
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    • Author: Traditional Chinese Post Natal Care - Confinement F
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