WHY SO SPECIAL ABOUT OUR POST NATAL CARE & JAMU MASSAGE & WHY IS IMPORTANT
Our objective is to assist women and mother-to-be. The purpose of the month-long confinement period is to nuture the mother’s health back to its normal state. Becoming a parent is a life-transforming event and the postpartum period its a vunerable time of adjustment.
The pregnancy period is considered a state of “hotness” while the postpartum period is consider as a cold and vulnerable state. During this postpartum period, mothers often undergo “confinement” a set of practices to assist them in recovery from pregnancy and childbirth.
Some of these practices may include prolonged rest a special diets and action to heighten personal hygiene.
Confinement practices have been linked to later maternal health conditions such as postpartum depression.
WHAT IS POST PARTUM OR AFTER BIRTH?
Post Partum or Miscarriage Care Jamu Massage is important as a birth plan, though in a different way. The purpose of a birth plan is to help your maternity care professional understand your needs and prioritise during and immediately after birth.
It is also to come to term with emotion you experience after a miscarriage so that anxiiety does not affect your next pregnancy. Because anxiety is in itself a cause of miscarriage.
A MISCARRIAGE – Happened when the pregnancy is lost spontaneously before 28 weeks. The most common symptom that would alert us to a possible miscarriage is Vaginal Bleeding.
A CHEMICAL PREGNANCY – Is a term used to described a very early miscarriage. It is usually occurs before the fifth week of gestation or less than a week after first missed period and positive pregnancy set.
MISSED ABORTION – In some situation, there may be no signed and symptom at all and the fetal heart may be found to be absent during a routing check up. This is term as a missed abortion.
WHAT IS JAMU OR AROMATHERAPY
Jamu is a traditional natural medicine from indonesia. It is predominantly a herbal medicine made from natural raw materials such as roots, barks, flowers, seeds, leaves and fruits.
Whereas aromatherapy also come from raw material but it will be processed through distillation to extract and form to Essential Oils. Which it will be blended with other Carrier Oils into a massage oil.
WHY JAMU IS USING DURING CONFINEMENT
In traditional malay confinement , jamu is meant to help the new mum expel toxins and recover her energy and pre- baby body, It is believed that the pores on the body are opened during labour and “jamu” has properties that can keep the body warm.
WHY RECOMMENDED AROMATHERAPY ESSENTIAL OILS
Because after miscarriage or Post partum ], not only help to bring the body back into its state of mind, physiological, psycological but also improved hormonal balance and release emotion negative, mental and strengthen spiritual and lift up its level.
WHAT SO SPECIAL ABOUT AROMATHERAPY AND JAMU MASSAGE
Aromatherapy or Jamu Massage Oils and herbal tummy paste ingredients has its special botanical healing properties and characteristic and it does not consist synthetic, additive, all natural to suit all level of individual mankind.
Its benefits to treat:
> It lifting and strengthening uterus and womb
> To tone and tightening the vaginal muscles and ligaments.
> To reduce fluid retention, excess wind and stimulate blood circulation.
> To increase flexibility of muscles and stretched nerves.
> To provide relaxation, reduce stress and tension and balance hormones.
> To induce good sleep.
> To boost milk production and improve lactation for nursing mother.
> Boost the womb|uterus for those undergoing fertility programs.
HOW LONG IS CONFINEMENT PERIOD
Malay or Javanese confinement was done 40-44 days, But now more and more women are opting for just 20 days.
JAVANESE | MALAY CONFINEMENT PRACTICES & BENEFITS
WHY IT IS SO IMPORTANT
Revolve around these 6 (six) elements.
1) Vaginal Spa Treatment
> This V-Spa treatment is to reduce any blockage and blood clots in the uterus.
> Strengthened and toned the womb|uterus muscles and ligaments.
> To tightening the vaginal muscles and ligaments
> To clear any white discharge, foul smell and itchiness
> To create healthy vagina.
2) JAMU | Aromatherapy Body Massage
Body Massage is done by experience Body Therapists and by using herbal or aromatherapy oils.
> To reduce anxiety, decrease symptoms of depression
> To relieve muscles aches and joint pains and improve new mother’s health.
> Massage increases circulation and lymphatic drainage to facilitate elimination of excess fluid and waste products,
> To boosts milk production
> To improve skin firmness, keep the skin hydrated, soft and supple.
> Post Natal massage helps east backaches, stress, tension, tiredness and weakness. It also help to avoid headache, diziness and post natal blues or
> In line with relaxation and reduced stress, a post natal massage eases exhaustion and assist you towards getting much-needed deeper sleep.
3) WHAT IS TUMMY WRAP
The most crucial part of confinement. The post natal wrap and massage, combined with traditional herbs TAPEL or paste, is believed to help the uterus recover and for women to loose pregnancy weight quickly and regain their figures or slimming.
The Post Natal wrap or binding is known as the Bengkung (Indonesian Name). Its a long stip of cloth up to
12-15 meters long that is tightly wrapped around the torso area from pelvic bone above the abdominal up to below the bust.
> To support the pelvic bone from expand and misaligned.
> It assist to tighten the vagina muscles, cervic and uterus|womb muscles and ligament.
> To shrink the womb, reduce water retention and excess wind.
> To return its uterus to its original size and place.
> To reduce back pain.
> To keep the abdominal/womb warm
> To support and protect the womb/uterus from misaligment in the pelvic bone.
> It also assist to lift up the breast not to become saggy.
4) HERBAL/FLOWER BATH
Herbal/Flower bath and Tonic drinks made from medicinal plant to keep the body warm and close the skin pores. It create body positive vibes.
5) CONFINEMENT FOOD AND DRINKS
> To promote the consumption of “heating foods”
> To prohibition of eating and drinking certain food eg. “cooling foods”
> Confinement drink call JAMU is believe to keep the body warm.
6) OTHER TABOOS DURING CONFINEMENT
> No sex for forty days during confinement as it is against their religions teaching and not hygienic and healthy.
> Avoid squatting because uterus will descend.
> Cannot move about too much and leave the house