I previously wrote on why it might be worth getting a confinement nanny, especially if you’re a first-time mother, but if you’re unable to spare $2,800+ to get such help, there are still ways you can DIY instead.

Other reasons to skip the confinement nanny could include:

If your mother or mother-in-law is helping you through confinement If you have a domestic helper at home If you’re tight on cash and cannot afford to spare $2700+ for a nanny The key assistance and duties of a confinement nanny covers the following, so these are what you need to find substitutes for if you intend to DIY your own: Taking care of your newborn Taking care of the mother after childbirth by Cooking confinement food and preparing longan red dates tea Preparing your confinement herbs and showers Doing household chores  Provide breastfeeding support Allow the mother to rest and recuperate so she