A mother in Tabanan, Bali, holding her daughter during a ceremony,
known as nyabutan or nyambutin, when a 3-month-old child is allowed to touch
the ground for the first time. Credit Anders Ryman/Corbis, via Getty Images
Babies on the Indonesian island of Bali don’t start off life on the right foot - or on the left.
That is because a prevalent and ancient custom there says an infant’s feet
should not touch the ground for the first 105 days after birth.
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