1. Why mother needs to practice confinement?
Confinement is a traditional postpartum practice with the purpose to help and restore health of new mother who has gone through pregnancy and exhaustion from birth delivery. Mother and baby are both considered in the confinement.
2. How long is the duration of a confinement period?
For a Malaysian Chinese mother, confinement period is up to a month, starting from the day the baby was born. As for some mothers, they will extend their confinement period under certain circumstances to get more rest and care, i.e. experienced cesarean birth which takes longer time to recover. During this period, sexual intercourse is not encouraged as mother has not fully recovered.
3. Who will be helping me during my confinement period?
Mothers can stay in the postpartum care centre or generally known as confinement centre. These centre normally provide accommodation, confinement meals and healthcare staffs to provide assistances. Some confinement centre allows father to stay in, while some do not.
4. Why should I choose SWS 28 Confinement Centre?
SWS 28 is the only confinement centre in Malaysia that provides pre-pregnancy, prenatal, antenatal, postpartum and miscarriage services. Based on our strong TCM background along with the collaboration of Western practitioners and modern health science, we are able to provide the finest treatment for the wellbeing of mother and baby. Not to mention, our products and services have proven many success stories.
5. What is expected from SWS 28 Confinement Centre?
SWS 28 Confinement Centre is one of Malaysia most prestige postpartum centre serviced by chinese and western practitioners, hotel ambiences, complete set of facilities and appliances, wellbeing and yoga classes, as well as nutritious food & beverages. The centre has three floors, total of approximate 7,000 square feet with10 rooms only.
6. The difference between home confinement and SWS 28 Confinement Centre?
At home, confinement is generally monitor and taken care by experienced elderly. Else, from books and internet to plan your own confinement period. Some advices or remedies may conflict with modern medicine, leading to other health concerns. At SWS 28 Confinement Centre, we take both modern and traditional approach to formulate and resolve each situation differently for mother and baby. Getting the proper and sufficient health recovery for mother and healthy growth for baby, as well as promoting intellectual development. Besides, mother and father will get the right education and guidance on how to take care of baby and their development.
7. The difference between house nanny and SWS 28 confinement ladies?
Most house nannies rely on their own experience and personal custom in care assistance and the confinement meals. Most of the time, certain health science question nor professional maternal care advice left unexplained. In SWS 28 Confinement Center, our confinement ladies received systematic education and certified under recognizable governmental entities. Our confinement ladies not only practice their studies but also personal experience in handling mother and baby.
8. What meals will I be eating in SWS 28 Confinement Centre?
In collaboration with Confinement Meal Professor from Taiwan, our executive chef, nutritionist and TCM practitioners have come up with the proper monthly confinement menu (3 meals and 2 light meals). Confinement meals aim to strengthen your immune system and health recovery. You will have a range of dishes to keep your body ‘warm’. These include ginger and herbs to promote better blood circulation and bones strengthening. Chinese believe that fish soup can increase breast milk volume for mothers. Avoid “cold” food such as cold water, cucumber, cabbage and pineapple. Besides, avoid consuming food that causes “wind” during pregnancy such as onion and jackfruits as these foods will cause the baby suffer from abdominal colic.