Postpartum confinement in referring to the 30 days or a month immediately after giving birth. In Chinese it is known as 坐月子. Custom was meant to advice women to stay indoor for fast recovery and breastfeed newborn baby. During this period, the mummy will need a lot nutritious confinement food and rest.
There are a lot things mummy prohibited to do. The most famous that every one know would be cannot bath. With confinement herbal bath, prohibited from taking shower become thing in the past.