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Postnatal care centers' popularity booms

By Wang Hongyi in Shanghai ( China Daily ) Updated: 2013-02-27 07:16:22

Postnatal care centers' popularity booms

A doctor checks a newborn at a postnatal care center in Shanghai. The center boasts five-star services including pairing each mother with a team composed of a gynecologist, obstetrician, pediatrician, nutritionist and psychologist. Hu Guoqing / for China Daily

Postnatal care centers are the modern answer to the Chinese tradition of zuoyuezi, which is based on the idea that mothers should enjoy a month of absolute rest after delivering a child.

Postnatal care centers' popularity booms

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