Excessive blood loss and a woman’s “qi” may be drained during the child delivery process, leaving yourself vulnerable to falling sick and lacking in nutrients. Aside from being easily susceptible to common ailments like backaches, the weak condition of the body could also pose potential long-term health problems. Between taking care of the newborn and ensuring proper care for yourself, you may also experience fatigue and tiredness easily.
It is vital then to partake in a good nutritional diet during the confinement period with special dishes, tonics and soups formulated to improve your wellbeing and keep energy levels high. If you are breastfeeding, it will also help in the lactation process to produce a sufficient supply of breast milk.