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Pregnancy & Parenting Tips

  • Prenatal Massage
    October 16, 2021

    Prenatal Massage

    Soothe Those Aches Away Those aching shoulders and back of yours are just crying out for a massage. A massage is a lovely way to soothe tired muscles and lower your stress hormones. But you’ll be wondering if it’s safe...

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  • Healthy Gums, Happy Pregnancy
    October 4, 2021

    Healthy Gums, Happy Pregnancy

    As your baby develops tooth buds, you, too, need to take good care of your teeth and gums.  The pregnancy hormone, progesterone, may cause your gums to be extra tender, especially when you brush and floss.  Some tenderness is normal...

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  • The Mask of Pregnancy
    September 29, 2021

    The Mask of Pregnancy

    Troubled by unsightly dark patches marring your previously spotless complexion? Rampaging hormones cause skin cells called melanocytes to churn out more melanin (pigment). Darkening appears on your face (known as chloasma or the mask of pregnancy), under your arms and...

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  • Baby on Board
    September 27, 2021

    Baby on Board

    Longing to take a break before baby arrives, but wondering if it’s safe to do so? Travel is not out of the question with baby in utero – in fact, it’s probably easier to fly with him at this stage...

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  • Dressing Your Bump (Part II)
    September 23, 2021

    Dressing Your Bump (Part II)

    The bump is definitely out there, and you no longer look like you just had a huge lunch. It’s time to do some serious shopping in the maternity wear department. Here are some tips to look stylish while donning maternity...

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  • Feeling the Burn
    September 20, 2021

    Feeling the Burn

    If your favourite sambal kangkong is causing pain in your chest and making you to burp, don’t be alarmed. At least half of pregnant women experience heartburn. What Causes It? Heartburn occurs when your stomach acids rise into your oesophagus,...

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  • Oh My Aching Back
    September 12, 2021

    Oh My Aching Back

    Is pregnancy becoming a pain in the back? You’re not alone. Back pain is one of the most common symptoms of pregnancy. It commonly starts between the second and third trimesters and continues throughout pregnancy. What Causes It Increased lower...

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  • Bodily Changes in 2nd Trimester
    September 11, 2021

    Bodily Changes in 2nd Trimester

    By now, your body will have adjusted to many of the changes caused by pregnancy. It’s time to start enjoying the journey. Baby Bump Feel free to flaunt that sexy bump! By 12 weeks, your uterus begins to rise out...

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