Chinese culture dictates that mothers confine themselves indoors for a month after giving birth.
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Known as the “sitting month,” it’s meant to give the mother time to recuperate, and the baby time to grow strong.
According to tradition, some mothers don't shower, wash their hair, or even brush their teeth for the month, and will not venture outdoors.
In a modern, five-star twist on an age-old tradition, Chinese mothers pay up to $11,000 a month to stay at this luxury Shanghai "sitting center.”