Beliefs During Pregnancy

Beliefs After Delivery
This is eaten at least once a day for the first 2 months after giving birth (This helps to clean out your system).
Gai Jau helps replenish the blood loss during childbirth and milk production. Naming a Baby Other Beliefs

            This information was gathered from interviews with Chinese women in Hawaii, and is a compilation of some of their beliefs regarding pregnancy.  The information on this page is meant to be INFORMATIONAL ONLY.  The effectiveness of these practices is uncertain and this information is not to be used for self-treatment.  Please seek medical care if you are pregnant.

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Updated October 7, 2005