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Confinement herbal baths are a great way to keep yourself clean and hygienic after a long day of mummying around. Besides helping you stay comfy and refreshed, certain baths also have other benefits to them, such as improving your blood circulation, relieving your body aches, and more. That’s why it’s so important to choose the right confinement herbal bath for yourself.

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Times have changed since when people used to gather herbs on their own for making their own herbal drinks, soups, and solutions. Now, everything is about convenience, efficiency, and effectiveness. Similarly, a lot of taboos that surround confinement are actually based on less-than-ideal living conditions back in the days.

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Pregnant women use up a lot of energy and also lose a lot of blood when giving birth. It isn’t unusual for them to look pale and tired after a few intense hours on the delivery bed. Besides the painful aftermath of childbirth, their body is also learning to produce breastmilk for the first time, which means that their confinement diet should consist of more essential nutrients than before.

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Whether it’s your first, second, or third time in confinement, there isn’t anything in the world that is warmer, more inviting, or more looked-forward to than when you’re finally allowed to have a good, clean shower. 

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Each woman recovers in her own unique way after caesarean (C-section) birth, just as after vaginal birth. Pain medications can help during the first few days (the medications given are considered safe during breastfeeding).

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Confinement practices are traditional postnatal practices that help a new mum recover from the rigours of pregnancy, labour and birth.

Mum and baby are “in confinement” because they are effectively “in quarantine” at home. Traditionally, they do not receive visitors apart from close family members until the confinement period is over.

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For parents-to-be, expecting a baby is an exciting time, with the adventure of parenthood on the horizon. However, with the hormonal changes in her body, sometimes, life can get somewhat uncomfortable (and swollen!) for expectant mums.

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对初为人母者而言,宝宝即将呱呱坠地的那一刻的确令人期待且紧张。然而,随着孕妇体内的激素变化,女性在妊娠时期难免会感觉一些不适。

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While pregnant, your body temperature is naturally higher because of the heat generated by your baby and her metabolism. You may feel uncomfortable and tired, even more so when the weather is hot, but there are a few ways to alleviate the situation.

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最近的天气热得像个蒸笼,使人头痛。不论你走在烈日炎炎下的大路,或是已进入树木、房屋的阴影;不论是在早晨还是在傍晚,那暑日的热总是伴随着你,缠绕着你,让人心烦。

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