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Can I eat ginger during confinement period?

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Jap
VIP 200 days ago


Just gave birth and confinement food has a lot of ginger. Baby has jaundice

#Pregnancy #Gynaecology
Comments (4)
Elly Chua
199 days ago

My confinement lady made me eat lots of ginger too because she says that i will be gassy and ginger will help. But when my baby became jaundiced, my PD told me to cut down on ginger and it did help eventually. Are you sunning your BB? it helps. my baby became very tanned though haha

Anonymous
199 days ago
I was recommended by professionals and doctors not to sun bathe baby. 
Elly
195 days ago
Any reason why? My doc told me smth on how it helps the liver to clear the bilirubin more quickly, hence BB becomes less jaundiced. How much ginger are you taking? Perhaps don't take too much? I understand if you breastfeed, it can affect your BB too. Ask your PD? 
Anonymous
192 days ago


I hired a Lactation Specialist and was told that breastmilk flushes out jaundice better than sunbathing. However ginger affects the breastmilk so..

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