Previously, we’ve explained about the month of confinement, why it’s deemed necessary in most Malaysian households, and how to avoid puerperal symptoms during and after the confinement period.

In this 3rd part of the Confinement 101 series, we’ll be covering a few common physical treatments for new moms that are popular in different Malaysian cultures, how they help relieve postnatal symptoms and illnesses, and why our 28-Day Confinement Healing Soup matters for your quick postpartum recovery.

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In the last Confinement 101 post, we discussed briefly about what confinement is, and why confinement is considered the most important recovery period for women who have just given birth.

All sorts of instructions and advices start pouring in the moment you announce your pregnancy. They could be from your mom, your mom-in-law, your siblings, or even from the aunty at the pasar malam. Do this; don’t do that. Eat this; don’t eat that. Use this; don’t use that. Aiyo, why so mafan one?

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Navigating through the sea of information on confinement during your first pregnancy can be scary. There’s just so much information out there, both myths and truths. How would you know to distinguish one from another if you’re not even sure what to expect in the first place?

Let’s start all from the beginning.

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Most of us are all too familiar with office life. Some of us enjoy it, while many more others would very much prefer the long-awaited weekends instead. No more making sure you don’t over-snooze your alarms, hoping you don’t spill coffee down your crisp clean shirt, and trying not to get stuck in morning traffic so you can be on time for that wretched 9 am meeting with your boss.

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