Traditional Chinese medicine guidelines for postnatal mothers are very different from Western advice. Photo: Shutterstock

Should you avoid bathing or leaving the house after childbirth, as Chinese tradition dictates?

Much of traditional Chinese postnatal confinement practice runs contrary to Western medicine. We ask health professionals from Chinese, Western and holistic backgrounds for their views on postnatal care

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Traditional Chinese medicine guidelines for postnatal mothers are very different from Western advice. Photo: Shutterstock
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