“A&T” Mitoni Prenatal Ceremony

“A&T” Mitoni Prenatal Ceremony

Mitoni is a Javanese prenatal ceremony held during the seventh month (tujuh bulan in Indonesia) of a woman’s first pregnancy. The mother-to-be is wrapped in seven layers of batik and doused with water, to wish her good tidings. Food served in the occasion:
>> Fruit rujak, if the rujak is sweet the baby is expected to be a girl; if it is spicy, the baby is expected to be a boy. <<
>> Tumpeng,the tumpeng is made of white rice,encircled by six smaller tumpengs.The dish is served in tampah,which is made of bamboo wood and banana leaf. <<

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