Question by  hardickvora (12)

What are some of the rituals and traditions of childbirth among Hindus?

My friends from India are expecting and I want to send a special gift.


Answer by  mtown934 (733)

The Hindu religion has so many different segments and types of people within it that it is difficult to give any traditions or rituals that reach every part of Hinduism.


Answer by  beck (1099)

A very nice gift could be a pair of tiny gold earrings. One of the first rituals of infancy is the piercing of the ears. A very special little pair of earrings could be treasured for life.

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