Congratulations on your newborn child!! Now after post pregnancy, your body needs lot of fluid (about 6-10 glasses a day) especially if you are breastfeeding your baby. Eat foods that have protein such as milk, cheese, yogurt, meat, fish and beans.
Now depending on individual’s belief, It’s believed postpartum confinement (zuo yuezi – 坐月子) that the mother’s skin is “loose” and water can enter the body through the pores in the skin. Water is harmful because with exposure, later in life you may develop swelling, arthritis and rheumatism or presently, could catch a cold which can be passed to the baby.
That being said, we should pay more attention to basic personal hygiene — especially if mothers were to breastfeed — and also to prevent infection of any stitches we would have had due to delivery.
At the moment, There is no scientific proof that washing your hair is a bad idea. Personal hygiene is highly recommended.
We provide Shampoo & Blowdry for Mums who choose to keep dry, along with that, you may also like to treat yourself with a color touch up all in the comfort of your home!