Pregnant


5 tips for post-delivery mums to maintain a balanced diet

1 April 2020

Congratulations on your bundle of joy! You may have gained a few kilos from the pregnancy, and the post pregnancy body may not look pretty. Unless you have your doctor’s recommendation to do so, don’t be in a hurry to shed the weight gain just yet! Fat gained in pregnancy on various parts of your […]

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Pregnancy week 41 – 42: Going past baby’s due date

1 February 2020

At week 41, if your expected delivery date has come and gone and your bun is still nestling comfortably in your oven, don’t worry just yet!   Pregnancy Week 41 – 42: Large watermelon Your baby is now the size of a large watermelon! He may be 55cmto 70cm long and may weigh about 3.5kg […]

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Pregnancy Week 33 – 36 

8 December 2019

Congratulations! You are in the eighth month of your pregnancy, which means there’s just one more month to go!      Week 33: Pineapple Your baby is now about the size of a pineapple! He is between 40 and 48cm long and weighs between 1.7 and 2.1kg.   This week, your baby’s bones are hardened with the exception of the […]

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Pregnancy Week 29 – 32: Welcome to the Third Trimester

3 November 2019

Welcome to the third trimester! In this last lap of pregnancy, one of the symptoms that may return is fatigue. This happens when your body grows larger and makes sleeping difficult. Losing balance and feeling clumsy is something many pregnant mums in their last trimester experience as well as the centre of gravity moves forward. […]

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Breastfeeding Mums, Remember to Care for Your Breasts too

7 October 2019

Besides providing nutrition and comfort to your babies, your breasts are bosom buddies that are often neglected too, right breastfeeding mums?   During breastfeeding, you may find that the shape, size and lift of your breasts may change. Caring for your breasts not only makes you feel better but prevents painful problems like mastitis and […]

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Pregnancy week 25 – 28: Baby Bump

2 October 2019

It’s the last stage of the second trimester! If you are a pregnant mum in Singapore, and are between 24 to 28 week-long, you will be offered an Oral Glucose Tolerance Test to determine if you have gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to tolerate glucose during pregnancy. If […]

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Pregnancy week 21 – 24: Tips for Pregnant Mums

2 September 2019

Now that you are almost at the last leg of your second trimester of this pregnancy, the next few weeks are going to be exciting as a Fetal Anomaly scan is usually conducted on Week 22 of pregnancy.   This scan is done to check if your baby’s organs are developing normally. The sonographer will […]

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Pregnancy week 17 – 20: the start of second trimester

2 August 2019

Congratulations and welcome to the second trimester -you’re almost at the halfway mark!   Many pregnant mums call this the “honeymoon period” as their energy levels seem to bounce back during this time. Also, your dresses from pre-pregnancy days might start to feel tighter, so you might want to swap them out for dresses with […]

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Breastfeeding Mums share: 5 Foods that Boost Milk Supply

1 August 2019

During the first six months of a baby’s life, breast milk is the perfect food as it is tailored towards the baby’s requirements for healthy development. In addition, breast milk also strengthens the baby’s gut and provides lifelong benefitsfor both mother and baby. Breastfeeding mums require an extra 300 to 500 calories on top of […]

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Pregnancy Week 13 – 16: The Start of Second Trimester

5 July 2019

Of the three trimesters, the second trimester is said to be the most comfortable and easiest as most nasty symptoms such as nausea and fatigue begin to ease off.   If that doesn’t happen to you, unfortunately you could be one of the few women whose symptoms continue through the fourth and fifth months, or […]

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