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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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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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Pregnancy week 10 – 13: The First Trimester is almost over

7 June 2019

You’re at the last lap of the first trimester, pregnant mummies! At this stage, you might notice that your baby bump is showing. If this is your first pregnancy, your bump may take longer to show as the abdominal skin is still taut.   It might be a little early to buy maternity dresses, but […]

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Pregnancy Weeks 6-9: Congratulations on your pregnancy!

8 May 2019

Congratulations! You may have just found out that you’re expecting and the news may be a little shocking. Pregnancy symptoms are starting to become more obvious and you may experience morning sickness. Some women have a severe type of morning sickness called hyperemesis gravidarum, characterised by severe nausea, vomiting, weight loss and possibly depression. Thankfully, […]

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How to Wash and Care for Milk Bottles Effectively and Efficiently?

24 April 2019

The fundamental basics are to wash milk bottles immediately after use, rinse thoroughly and dry as both infant formula milk powder and breast milk leave an oily residue. Did you know that there is more to caring for your baby’s milk bottles? If your baby is below six months old, their immune system is still […]

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Pregnancy Week 1-5: Preparing to Conceive

16 April 2019

Are you and your partner planning for a baby? If so, it is vital that ladies start on folic acid supplement ideally two months before conceiving to reduce baby’s risk of neural tube defects, congenital heart defects, cleft palate and cleft lip. The recommended dosage is 400mcg daily. Prior to conceiving, here are some of the things […]

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Tips on Managing Gestational Diabetes During Pregnancy

5 March 2019

Singapore has one of the highest rates of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in the world, affecting one in five births.   The condition is characterised by abnormal or elevated glucose readings which occur during pregnancy and is usually discovered through an Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT) taken between Week 24 and Week 28 of the […]

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8 Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy

26 June 2018

Pregnancy is hard work for a woman. It is especially important for pregnant women to eat well and eat right during this period as her body accommodates a growing baby. A balanced and healthy diet can help to ensure both mother and baby attain the essential nutrients needed for a healthy pregnancy and foetal development. […]

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Essential Nutrients for Pregnant Mums

13 June 2018

Pregnant mums require extra nutrients to support the growth and healthy development of the foetus. Read on to find out the essential nutrients that pregnant mums should be consuming!   Folic acid/Folate – to prevent birth defects Folic acid or folate is a B vitamin that is crucial because it prevents babies from being born […]

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5 Simple Exercises Pregnant Mums Can Do At Home

5 June 2018

Exercise doesn’t have to stop when you’re pregnant. In fact, it’s generally safe to continue workouts at the same level of intensity that you had before pregnancy! As a safety precaution, it’s always good to get an all-clear from your gynaecologist before embarking on exercise since your doctor would know your pregnancy journey best. Exercising […]

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