Have you ever wondered what cultural customs people do during pregnancy and after the birth of the child? For instance, in some cultures, certain food are not recommended for mums during pregnancy. In other cultures, mums are asked to stay home for a lengthy period of time after birth.
Beyond Story was very excited to partner with Leadership, Education, Advancement and Development for Asian Australians (LEADAA) to bring a panel of three mothers from different cultures - Chinese, Greek and Salvadoran - to share their stories and experiences. We discussed traditional practices from their culture and what these practices mean to them in modern Australia.
It was a night full of heartfelt stories - Stories of Mothers' Strength, Love and Fortitude
And this is what we've discovered on the night:
This event is supported by the Victorian Multicultural Commission.