Tag: Confinement

Review of TMC, Thomson Medical Confinement Food

Review of TMC, Thomson Medical Confinement Food

I did DIY confinement with my hubby alone and hence ordering catered confinement food was a huge lifesaver. It saved us much time and effort for me to get the nutritional goodness a post-partum mother needs. This is also a good option for those who…

My Confinement Practices and Review of Thomson Herbal Care

My Confinement Practices and Review of Thomson Herbal Care

Confinement after pregnancy is the period when mothers are kept indoors to recuperate from her pregnancy and childbirth. Other than this, a major part of confinement is the particularity of meals and herbal soups the mothers consume. Asians are familiar with this practice of nursing…

Postpartum Corset with Madam Partum

Postpartum Corset with Madam Partum

For my first pregnancy, I didn’t like the cloth stomach binder the Malay massage lady provided. I also had to return it to her after my sessions ended (not very hygienic eh?), so I used another binder/corset I got as a free gift for the…

Jamu or Postnatal TCM Tuina Massage with Madam Partum?

Jamu or Postnatal TCM Tuina Massage with Madam Partum?

Many of my mother friends highly recommend postnatal massages. “Help to get rid of the bulge,” they said with a wink. Dig further, postnatal massage has lots more benefits. Coupled with tummy wrap, the massage helps to relax and heal the body, expel wind and…

DIY Confinement: The First Month

DIY Confinement: The First Month

This a throwback post, drafted when my 30 days confinement was almost up. Didn’t have the time to edit and post until now. It’s good though, because re-reading what I wrote reminded me of the bittersweet moments then. No matter how tough, hubby and I made…