Facts about Music to an Unborn Baby

An unborn baby’s sense of sound is one of the first sensory systems to be developed. This happens at about 17 weeks gestation. As your pregnancy advances, your...

10 Things Nobody tells about Pregnancy Part 2

In the previous article, out of ten, we covered five things that nobody tells about pregnancy. Are you ready to know more? 6) Constipation during Pregnancy The increase of progesterone...

10 Things Nobody tells about Pregnancy Part 1

Pregnancy has Ups and Downs Pregnancy is an absolutely beautiful thing in life. It is the creation of a new being from a single cell. There are ups and...

The ABCs of DIY Confinement

In Chinese culture, postpartum “confinement” is a customary practice where new mothers are placed under the care of a “confinement lady”. During the month-long confinement period, new mothers...

Getting into The Post-Maternity Groove

After four months of maternity leave, it’s time to head back to work. Will you be able to adjust to the new schedule? Can you manage the workload...

How Hormones Wreck Havoc After Pregnancy and Ways to Restore Balance

Severe mood swings and persistent fatigue are not uncommon after pregnancy. Just when you thought you finally have your body back, you learn that your body is still...

Why Do You Need Maternity Insurance When You Already Have MediShield...

In Singapore, all citizens and Permanent Residents have a basic insurance plan under MediShield Life (formerly known as MediShield). This is our nation’s answer to basic hospitalisation coverage...

Why Natural Childbirth is Gaining Popularity?

Most mothers stick to the conventional approach of giving birth in hospitals in Singapore. But there is growing popularity among mothers to conceive naturally as a way to...

Bleeding During a Pregnancy. When is it not Okay?

Bleeding or spotting is not entirely uncommon during pregnancy. In fact, nearly one in three pregnancies will experience this. For most women, this is harmless and will not...

Checklist for Your Last Month of Pregnancy

You can be a bundle of nerves or bursting with excitement. Or a bit of both. The last month of pregnancy is an important period as your baby’s...
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