Kirkcikarma, which involves the puerperant having a bath, is a harmless practice to the puerperant and helps women to relieve themselves psychologically.
During the lactation period, in terms of both the baby's and the mother's health, it is important for puerperant to have a sufficient and balanced diet (30), (31).
The common practices towards "albasmasi" were; not leaving the puerperant home alone (34.4%), not allowing the puerperant to go to unsafe places (wood house, basement floors etc.;) (31.3%), not allowing women with periods to visit the puerperant (30.6%), not allowing two puerperants to visit each other (23.4%) and wearing a red ribbon (21.0%).
Among the practices used against an incubus reported in the literature, placing items near to the puerperant, such as the holy Quran, a lucky charm, a broom, or bread and water, putting cutting and piercing tools under the pillow of the puerperant, keeping her inside the house for 40 days, wearing a red ribbon or a red night robe, non-acceptance of menstruating visitors, putting a knife or scissors under the pillow, hanging onions or garlic around the bed, or staying away from other puerperants, among others (1639).
Urine samples were obtained from healthy pregnant and preeclamptic women, and puerperants at 2-24 h after delivery.
Urine samples collected from pregnant women and from puerperants were divided into two fractions, and 1 mL of each fraction was analyzed by RIA and HPLC as described.
Because of its simplicity, ease of use, and capacity for handling numerous samples, the measurement of 2-OH-ES in the urine from pregnant women or puerperants was carried out by the RIA method.