Do not worry mommies-to-be, it is normal for you to feel overloaded with information and advice from well-meaning friends and relatives! However, you might be wondering what is true and what is not? We hope to give you some clarity on the popular pregnancy myths out there. So, let us take a look at some of the common myths in Singapore.
Diabetes mellitus, or diabetes, is a chronic condition where the body is unable to produce any or enough insulin resulting in excess sugar (glucose) levels in the blood. If you’re expecting or planning on getting pregnant soon, it’s important that to be aware of the type of diabetes that strikes during pregnancy..
You may be facing occasional or frequent backaches that disturb your sleep or daily life now that you are in your third trimester with that expanding baby bump. However, the good news is that your baby is growing! It is common for most pregnant women to have lower back pain in the second half of their pregnancy.
Having a baby is a wonderful experience for any woman. After enduring nine months of pregnancy symptoms, including 5-6 months of extra weight, it's quite natural to want to normalize your weight and regain your pre-pregnancy shape as soon as possible.
Bringing a new life to this world can be a full time job. And this is a problem if you already have a full time job. We will let u know how to handle some issues in the coming months. And it all starts with:
Mothers, whether on their first time around or having their fourth and final child, all need to be able to relax, it is important to the health of both the mother and her unborn because stress can lead to significant health risks.
Yoga can be beneficial during your pregnancy term as it helps you to stay fit, improve your energy level and allows you to become more in tune with your body.
Working mothers wear many different hats, and this can lead to stress and burnout. We’re talking about burnout and some commonly asked questions about this phenomenon.
There might be an abundance of fertility related information out there and you might be confused as what are the facts vs fiction. Let us help you to debunk some of the common myths so that you are empowered to make the right decisions for you and your loved ones.
When your baby is not getting enough sleep, their mood is often affected, which can be very stressful for both parent and baby. Newborns sleep up to 18 hours per day, and sleep is essential for their overall health, mental development and mood.
A pregnant woman always needs to take extra care on the diet due to a very simple reason – the nutrients are also being supplied to the baby.
Nutrition and weight management before and during pregnancy has a profound effect on the development of infants. This is a rather critical time for healthy fetal development as infants rely heavily on maternal stores and nutrient for optimal growth and health outcome later in life. Prenatal nutrition has a strong influence on birth weight and further development of the infant.
Many women suffer in silence, unknowingly. In this article, Dr Wong H.F. shares with us his knowledge of Vulvovaginitis, also known as vaginal infection in women.
Stem cell technology and applications are advancing rapidly, and their storage is insurance in the sense that you hope to never need their potential life-giving benefits. However, the practical reality of progenitor cells' ability to correct a disease is a stark reminder of how fragile human creation is and how much we take our bodies for granted when they are in good health.
It is important that a pregnant woman should not consume any medication, herbal product or health care supplement unnecessarily or in excess, unless there is strong evidence that she needs it to improve the health of the pregnancy and/or the fetus inside her womb. The use of fish oil during pregnancy and breastfeeding remains contentious. Pregnant women are advised to understand the potential benefits and ills when they decide to take fish oil supplement.
Endometriosis is a common medical condition characterised by growth of endometrium (the tissue that normally lines the uterus) beyond or outside the uterus. It looks and acts like tissue in the uterus. It most often appears in places within the pelvis