pqkdzrwt wrote:Some of it I think makes sense, some of it maybe used to make sense a long time ago..
ie Not going out with the baby for 1 month, got to be a good thing right?
Eating things that are designed to help recover from losing so much blood and help the body heal?
My guess is that it came about because women used to work in the fields and they deserved a month off from hard labour after child birth. Not sure it's so important these days.
I did read somewhere that women in the UK were suffering difficulties after child birth because of the increase in spicy food, so a diet of quite bland food maybe of benefit