A Glimpse into Modern Motherhood in Singapore

Introduction The tradition of postnatal confinement, a practice steeped in history, has undergone a remarkable evolution to adapt to the changing landscape of modern motherhood in Singapore. This age-old custom, designed to support a woman’s recovery after childbirth, has transitioned from home-based care to sophisticated confinement centres, blending ancestral wisdom with contemporary healthcare insights. This article explores how these changes reflect broader shifts in societal attitudes towards motherhood, wellness, and family care. From Tradition to Modernity Historically, confinement practices were passed down through generations, predominantly managed at home with the help of family members, particularly the experienced elder women in […]

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