Ah Boy and Friends: About Confinement
Contents From Asia One
Confinement is a custom practised by many cultures.
In the Chinese community, confinement has been embraced for over 2000 years. Practices include having mothers stay indoors for 30 days after giving birth to get sufficient rest.
The Indian and Malay communities also have similar practices, with the confinement period for these mothers being 40 and 44 days respectively.
In this episode, Ah Boy finds out more about traditional confinement beliefs in different cultures. Join Ah Boy and his friends on this learning journey.