From protection from evil spirits, to gifts from relatives: how to meet the newborns in different countriesPictolic
The birth of a child is a joyful event, looked forward to by the whole family. To the little man grow up healthy and happy, the occasion of his first meeting with the world and is accompanied by various native customs and rituals. Each nation has their own: from cooking porridge before brewing.
Read on for some interesting customs are accompanied by the first days of life babies in different parts of the world, of our material.
Touching photo project introduces traditions that are followed in different Nations to protect you from the evil of newly minted mom, to meet the babies and give them the best start to life.A series of remarkable photographs and stories about meeting the kids was published in WaterAid, in the framework of Water Effect. The purpose of this campaign is to protect mothers and babies and to enable women to give birth in dignity, where there is clean water and adequate hygiene. To do this, the organizers opened health centers around the world.From the UK to India, through Japan to Africa: see how to meet the newborns in different parts of the world.Japan: the 29-year-old Natsumi feeds his month-old daughter Mivu during her first ceremonial dinner, called "okuizome".Zambia: 18-year-old Linyi bathes month old daughter Maria. The infusion made from the roots of the tree, in order to protect the baby from evil spirits and keep her health.Nigeria: the twigs of the tree are kept in water in a special bowl to give the roots. This ritual is called Nan Fatsoma. The solution is drinking a pregnant woman to induce labor.
Zambia: 62-year-old grandmother spends Esteli protective ritual with a two-week baby Mutinta. She puts on the infant's neck traditional necklace Caconde that protects against intestinal worms, diarrhea, and bad omens.Ghana: Species participates in the rite of Kosoto. After the woman gave birth to the son of David, the relatives gathered tree bark, boiled it in water and poured the broth for a young mother to protect her from stomach problems during future pregnancies.Scotland: 35-year-old Ross and 32-year-old Amanda bestow a five-week my daughter Emma with a silver coin. Custom promises little good fortune and wealth.India: a two-year Criticism mom gets black antimony for the eyes and the forehead to shield her daughter from the evil spirits.
The birth of new life is the greatest miracle on Earth. No matter what traditions to observe people, meeting a newborn baby. It is important that all these rites they put their heart full of love and kindness. A child who grows up in the affection and care, is sure to be happy: verified by moms all over the planet.