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I agree with seneca re: In China, moms who have just given birth to a child have to stay at home for a whole month called “being in confinement”. During the month, they will not drink cold water, eat salty foods, take a shower, or any other things which are thought to be hazardous to health, or they may fall ill and the illness will last for a lifetime, as Chinese tradition tells.

This is not a linguistic question, it is a matter of culture and beliefs

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