Chinese Postpartum Nanny

Hire a Chinese Confinement Nanny for Your Yuesao (Sitting the Month) | 月嫂

Zuo Yue Zi, or “Sitting the Month,” is the traditional Chinese postpartum confinement practice designed specifically for new mothers to rest, recuperate, and recover from childbirth. By hiring a Chinese postpartum nanny through My Asian Nanny, you ensure comprehensive care that encompasses physical recovery, emotional support, and newborn care based on centuries-old practices.

Comprehensive Physical Recovery


Post-pregnancy care involves addressing both external and internal recovery needs. Externally, our nannies help with body shape changes, breastfeeding support, and care for any incisions or scarring. Internally, they focus on alleviating fatigue, cramps, constipation, and body pain. By providing targeted physical care, they ensure you regain strength and health swiftly.

Emotional Support and Stability

Our nannies offer crucial emotional support during the postpartum period, helping to manage anxiety, depression, and other emotional changes resulting from hormonal shifts. This support is vital in reducing the risk of postpartum depression and ensuring a smooth transition into motherhood.

Breastfeeding Assistance

Breastfeeding can present challenges for new mothers. Our nannies are experienced in breastfeeding techniques and provide hands-on support to ensure successful breastfeeding. Their expertise helps address common breastfeeding issues, ensuring both you and your baby are comfortable and thriving.

Specialized Infant Care

With extensive knowledge in newborn care, our nannies handle everything from feeding and diapering to soothing techniques for issues like colic and jaundice. This specialized care ensures your baby’s well-being while you focus on your recovery.

Tailored Nutritional Plans

Our nannies prepare traditional, nutrient-rich meals that are essential for replenishing your body’s Qi and blood. These meals support your physical recovery, boost energy levels, and promote emotional wellness, helping you regain strength and balance.

Recognizing and Managing Postpartum Depression

Trained to recognize the signs of postpartum depression, our nannies provide both professional advice and compassionate care. They work to maintain your mental health, offering support that helps you feel reassured and cared for during this crucial time.

Cultural Sensitivity and Compatibility

Our nannies blend traditional Chinese postpartum practices with your personal preferences, ensuring a culturally harmonious and supportive environment. This culturally sensitive care fosters a positive atmosphere for your recovery and helps you feel at ease.

Trust and Safety

At My Asian Nanny, we rigorously vet all our nannies. Each candidate undergoes comprehensive background checks and training, ensuring they are highly qualified and dedicated to providing the best care for you and your baby. You can trust that your nanny will be a reliable and integral part of your postpartum journey.

Our postpartum nannies provide:

✅️ 24/7 Childcare for up to 120 days: Focus solely on your healing process while our nannies take care of your baby’s needs.
✅️ Baby’s needs: Assistance with feeding, washing, and diaper changing to ensure your baby is well-cared for.
✅️ Nutritional meals: Preparation of balanced meals to keep you hydrated and support milk production.
✅️ Traditional family support: Helping make postpartum a less stressful event for the entire family.
✅️ Newborn health management: Expertise in treating specific newborn health conditions, reducing the need for frequent medical consultations.

Benefits of Our Postpartum Nannies

Our nannies help you adjust to your new family dynamic with ease. They provide comprehensive care for typical newborn issues such as eczema, colic, jaundice, bloating, constipation, and more. By offering traditional care for the entire family, they ensure everyone’s needs are met, allowing you to focus on healing and bonding with your baby

Opting for a postpartum nanny with a meal plan ensures a stress-free postpartum experience. Our nannies prepare healthy, balanced diets that help mothers recover quickly and produce more breast milk. Without the worry of cooking, you can concentrate fully on your recovery and your new baby.

By addressing these essential concerns and emphasizing the comprehensive care provided, My Asian Nanny reassures expecting mothers of the benefits and support they will receive from hiring a Chinese postpartum nanny.

Roles and Responsibilities of a Confinement Nanny

The roles and responsibilities of a confinement nanny are multifaceted. They are trained to handle a variety of tasks that cater to the needs of both the mother and the baby. Below is a detailed look at the typical duties a confinement nanny performs:

RoleResponsibility
Newborn Care– Feeding (bottle and breastfeeding support)
– Bathing and diaper changes
– Monitoring sleep patterns
– Ensuring overall well-being
Mother’s Care– Preparing nutritious meals
– Assisting with postpartum recovery exercises
– Providing emotional support
– Offering breastfeeding guidance
Household Duties– Light housekeeping
– Laundry for mother and baby
– Maintaining a clean and safe environment
Traditional Practices– Preparing herbal baths
– Following chinese postpartum rules
– Implementing postpartum confinement rules

Confinement nannies play a crucial role in helping new mothers navigate the postpartum period. By offering comprehensive support, they ensure that both the mother and baby receive the care they need. For more information on the benefits of hiring a confinement nanny, visit our postpartum nanny page.