Pairing good cultural traditions with modern health information.
“Bed rest after birth is a common cultural custom among African, Indian, Chinese, Korean and Arabic women.
“…A new study suggests many women from China, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are modifying the traditional practices in their west Sydney homes.
“The researchers say women should not be discouraged from observing the cultural customs, but they need to be warned that immobility increased the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE).”
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