Photo Essay: Welcoming a New Baby in Rural Indonesia @Simergphotos

An excellent article on ‘Rites of Passage’ a concept used in Social Anthropology. Well done, Editor!

Simerg - Insights from Around the World

From birth recovery to welcoming a new baby, post-pregnancy rituals vary around the world. This fascinating set of photos at Simergphotos from Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim country with a population of over 200 million, is something you will wish to view and also share with your entire family and friends as you learn about the customs associated with the birth of a new born in that country including the symbolism of the placenta, and the blessings as well as the loving and tender care with which the new baby is welcomed. Please clickPhoto Essay: A Baby is Born – Customs in a Rural Muslim Community in Indonesia.

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