Subscribe to Blog via Email
Tag Archives: postpartum confinement
I was privileged to have Mrs Yang, a supportive and experienced confinement nanny (月婆yuepo) to look after me during zuo yuezi (坐月子) , the month of confinement after having childbirth. Having someone in your home to help directly after childbirth … Continue reading
Last night, Mr Taiwanxifu stayed up late cuddling baby so I could sleep before the next late night feed. Mr Taiwanxifu is an incredibly hands on and involved Dad. But not all Taiwanese fathers are, and not all zuo yuezi … Continue reading
Can a month of Chinese postpartum confinement (zuo yuezi) prevent a woman from suffering from postnatal depression? This is a question that I wanted to explore during zuo yuezi.
Today marks thirty days of confinement. Time for a weigh-in. But my confinement is not quite over, yet.
My confinement nanny, Mrs Yang, is a creative cook. But that’s not all she does.
One of the things I love about spending time at home on maternity leave is watching Taiwanxifu Toddler bond with his infant brother. But this is not always encouraged during postpartum confinement (zuo yuezi).