Tag Archives: Belief

Five Pregnancy Myths from Thailand

Thailand has a rich history. Complete with its own culture and tradition, an aspect of life that is seen in every day streets, the Thai people respect and trust their past. Complete with glorious history, comes a few strange concepts that have stuck around. These myths are harmless, but they are interesting in that they let you better understand Thai culture.

Never attend a wedding if you are pregnant: Belief runs that if a pregnant woman attends a marriage, then the fates of the two parties may clash and cause the expecting mother to have a miscarriage. Similarly, attending funerals can be discouraged. Karma is very important, and any event that could potentially interfere with the mother and the baby must be avoided at all costs. read more

Child Bearing in Vietnam

The Vietnamese society usually believes in having a large family. But with urbanization this belief has ceased to exist. As Vietnam is one of the most populated countries in the world, a lot of couples restrict their family to two children at the most.

Child Bearing

Bearing a child marks a significant change in the pregnant woman’s life. There are certain restrictions, customs and traditions the mother to be has to follow, which are common in any part of the world. These would include food restrictions and drink restrictions and certain local beliefs that needs to followed. read more